Marilyn Joyce Scott died July 4, 2007, in Bakersfield.

She was born July 8, 1930, in Long Beach to Leonard and Rosaline Jones.

She graduated from Long Beach Poly High School in 1947 and attended UCLA. She married in 1950 and built a home in Malibu.

She moved her family to Smith River, where she worked hard at the lily fields, Tiny Tots Preschool and Del Norte County Road Department to provide for her family. After retirement, she fulfilled her dreams of traveling to many countries around the world.

She is survived by her children, Brett and Cindy Scott of Prineville, Ore.; Todd Scott of San Jose; Amy and George White of Bakersfield; Casey and Diana Scott of Lakewood; and Eve Bryant of Grand Ronde, Ore.

She is also survived by 15 grandchildren, and a great-grandchild soon to be born.

Memorial services are scheduled at 2 p.m. July 28 at Brookings Church of the Nazarene, 1600 Chetco Ave., Brookings.