Dorothy andquot;Jeanandquot; Hays-Driskell, 85, died March 24, 2008, in Victorville. She had been a resident of Barstow for 25 years and before that had worked for the Del Norte Unified School District for 13 years. She was born Sept. 14, 1922.

Dorothy was a member of the Silver Valley Board of Trustees for many years. She was also a member of the Mojave Desert Christian Church.

Surviving Dorothy are her children Christi Jean Samuel and her husband Willie of Barstow, and James William Hays of Nevada; and grandson James Conrad Samuel of Sacramento.

The family asks that donations in Dorothy's name be made to the Mojave Valley Volunteer Hospice at 516 E. Williams St., Barstow, CA 92311