Margaret Kent Ring died of natural causes in her home in League City, Texas on December 11, 2016 at the age of 91. Margaret Elinor Kent Ring was born in San Antonio, Texas on December 22, 1924. She was the second daughter of Morse Bernard Kent and Ruby Hopper Kent. Margaret married Sandiford Ring in Houston, Texas on December 18, 1946. Sandy and Margaret were married for 55 years until his death in 2001.
Margaret is survived by her three sons, Russell and wife Eva, John and wife Gaiden, William and wife Nannette all of Friendswood, Texas. Surviving Margaret are 8 grandchildren, Jay, Susan Williams, Mark, Chris, Tyler, Adam, Laura, and Ryan along with 12 great grandchildren. These include Ethan, Dylan, and Vivienne from the Susan Williams family, Addison, Hunter, and Luke from the Mark Ring family, Ben and Maxwell from the Chris Ring family, Mallory, Jameson, and Grace from the Tyler Ring family, and Madalyn from the Adam Ring family. Close relatives predeceasing Margaret are husband Sandiford, grandson Jonathan B Ring, brother Morse Bernard Kent Jr, and sister Jean Collins.
Margaret worked with her husband Sandy in the start-up of the family businesses Keystone Engineering Co. and Kemlon Products in their early years. She served as the office manager; performing the duties of receptionist, payroll clerk, bookkeeper, and accounts payable clerk until 1957.
Visitation with family will be held at Jeter Funeral Home 6:00~8:00 p.m. on Thursday December 15, 2016,
311 N. Friendswood Dr, Friendswood Texas 77546. We ask that in lieu of flowers, if you so desire, contributions be made to: American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123
There will be a short grave-side service at 11:00 a.m. Friday December 16, 2016 for immediate family, nieces and nephews at the mausoleum at South Park Funeral Home and Memorial Park located at 1310 N. Main, Pearland, Texas.
For her many friends and family, a memorial service will be held at Good Shepherd Episcopal Church Sanctuary at 1207 W. Winding Way on Friday December 16, at 12:15 p.m. to approximately 1:15 p.m. Immediately following the memorial service a lunch will be provided at the Good Shepherd Sterling Hall.
Condolences may be sent to the Ring family in care of Jeter Memorial Funeral Home at www.jeterfuneralhom.com.