PHOENIX: (602) 906-9600 | PEORIA: (623) 486-1955

Date of Birth: June 08, 1928

Date of Death: April 10, 2019

Preceded in death by her Husband Paul I. Francis; parents, Benjamin and Nancy (Albee)Libby; brothers Carl, Henry, Alden, and Richard, and many dear friends. Jean is Survived by her seven children, Carl(Diane); Raymond(Mary Kay); Fredrick(Leslie); Betty(Gregg Griffiths); Peter; Sally(Wayne Donihee); Gail(Richard Mengelkoch; 16 Grandchildren; 11 Great Grandchildren; nieces and nephews. She was a creator, she painted and sewed, she gardened and baked, her hands were busy with a new craft.

Service Information

Living in Massachusetts when she was young then later moving to Phoenix in 1980 she served her community as a church Decan and Sunday school teacher, Boy and Girl Scout leader, and in the school library. A Celebration of Life service will be held on Saturday, April 27 at 11:00 am at Christ's Community Church, 4530 W. Thunderbird Road, Glendale, AZ 85306


To honor Jean, Please consider donating blood to your local blood bank, Jean has donated many, many gallons over her life and knew it's importance in helping others in time of dire crisis. She also believed very strongly in volunteerism. Please donate of your time to promote literacy in your favorite library or school.