Margaret Sanders Kent, 95, died Nov. 21, 2001, in Eugene.

She was born May 15, 1906, in Stockton, Mo., to Norman and Laura Fletcher Sanders.

She graduated from high school in Newberg and married D. Harvey Kent in Newberg Sept. 18, 1926.

Mrs. Sanders Kent moved to Eugene in 1949. She worked for more than 30 years as an operator and supervisor at Pacific Northwest Bell before retiring at 62.

Her interests included gardening, genealogy and traveling in the U.S. and Canada. She was a member of Telephone Pioneers of America.

She is survived by two sons, Jerry Kent, Portland, and Gary Kent, Brookings; five grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her husband and two grandsons.

No service is planned. Englands Eugene Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.