Jean Frances Whiting, 79, beloved friend and neighbor, passed away on Oct. 28, 2016 after a valiant battle with cancer. Jean was born on June 17, 1939 to Clifford (Red) Whiting and Jesse O. Carpenter Whiting in Fort Defiance, Ariz. She graduated from Brigham Young University in 1958 with a bachelor of education. Jean was a high school teacher in Las Vegas for 33 years. She was an avid reader and loved doing genealogy research.Jean is lovingly remembered by Sharon C. Milne and her husband, David of San Tan Valley, Ariz., Robert Ray of Alaska, and numerous second and third cousins.Funeral Services will be at 10 a.m. on Friday at the Montaño Chapel of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 1100 Montaño Rd. NW. Visitation will be at 9 a.m. prior to the funeral. Interment will be at Sunset Memorial Park, 924 Menaul Blvd. NE. Visit French Funeral's online guestbook for Jean at www.FrenchFunerals.com.