Colene Jewell 1934-2015


Colene Jewell, 80, Mayetta, died Monday, May 11, 2015, at Holton Community Hospital.

She was born June 21, 1934, in Atchison, the daughter of Henry Watts and May McNenee Watts Maxwell. She graduated from Atchison High School in 1952.

Mrs. Jewell was supervisor of the Kansas Department of Revenue for 18 years.

She was a member of the Mayetta Coffee Club and 4 Corner Club.

She married Charles P. Jewell on Aug. 25, 1954, in Hiawatha. He survives.

Other survivors include three daughters, Patsy Jewell, Mayetta, Paula Henry, Hoyt, and Penny He­gemann and husband David, Mayetta; two sons, Mike Jewell and wife Cindy and Charles Jewell and wife Lee, all of Mayetta; two sisters, Dorothy Cassity, Law­rence, and Barbara Weber, Auburn; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her father, Henry Watts; her mother, May Maxwell; her stepfather, Raymond Maxwell; and a sister, Shirley Lewman.

Memorial services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 15 at Mer­cer Funeral Home in Holton. In­urnment will follow in Mayetta Cemetery. Family will greet friends from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thurs­day.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Mayetta Fire Depart­ment or the Hoyt Fire Department, sent in care of Mercer Funeral Home, P.O. Box 270, Holton, KS 66436.

The Holton Recorder

109 W. Fourth St.
Holton, KS 66436
Phone: 785-364-3141

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