Jane maynard Cleveland 64, a former FBI secretary who was active in church and service groups, died of cancer Thursday at Northern Virginia Doctors Hospital in Arlington.
Mrs. Cleveland was a member of the vestry of St. John's Episcopal Church in Arlington. Elected in 1967, she was the first woman member of a vestry in the Episcopal Diocese of Virginia. She also was active in other church activities and had been a volunteer for the March of Dimes and the American Cancer Society.
She was born in Bozeman, Mont., and grew up there. She came here to attend the University of Maryland, and graduated in 1934. She joined the FBI as a secretary a year later and was assigned to the office of J. Edgar Hoover, its director. She married in 1935 and resigned in 1940 to raise a family.
In recent years, Mrs. Cleveland had been active in several square-dancing groups.
Survivors include her husband, Charles G., of the home in Arlington; two sons, James W., of Gettysburg, Pa., and Michael, of Falls Church; a daughter, Linda Rae Stinnette, of Steinhatchee, Fla.; two sisters, Rachel Colby, of St. CROIX, Virgin Islands, and Barbara Maltby, of Sebastian, Fla.; a brother, Arthur W. Hoist, of Falls Church, and 11 grandchildren.