Frances Worthington Chant

Saturday, May 11, 2013

Frances Worthington Chant, 83, passed away of cancer on Sunday, April 28, 2013, at her home at Christian Care Manor in Mesa, Ariz., where she was a long-time resident.

Preceded in death by her son, Howard L. Chant Jr., Mrs. Chant leaves behind a daughter, Rebecca I. Chant of Glendale, Ariz.; a grandson, Jeremy N. Chant of Phoenix, Ariz.; a granddaughter and grandson-in-law, Heather M. and Mardell "Beau" Phillips of Maricopa, Ariz.; three great-grandchildren, Alyssa, Landen and Hayden Phillips; along with several cousins and many good friends.

Mrs. Chant was born and raised around Hume, Mo., and graduated from high school there. A bookkeeper by trade, in retirement Mrs. Chant enjoyed genealogy, quilting and supporting the Phoenix Suns and Arizona Diamondbacks.

Memorial donations can be made to Hospice of the Southwest in Mesa, Ariz. No services are planned.