Dorothy Bernadine Largent, 95, of Vandalia, Illinois, passed away Saturday, January 8, 2022, at SBL Fayette County Hospital in Vandalia, IL.
Services will be held at 11:00 AM, Friday, January 14, 2022, at Miller Funeral Home, Vandalia, IL, with Pastor Loren File officiating. Burial will follow at Green Hill Cemetery, Rural Fillmore, IL. Visitation will be held from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Friday, January 14, 2022, 1 hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Memorials: Hagarstown Baptist Church, Hagarstown, IL. Miller Funeral Home, Vandalia, IL, is in charge of arrangements. Online memories and condolences may be shared with the family at www.millerfh.net.
She was born October 12, 1926, in Irving, IL, the daughter of Melvin "Pappy" Orin & Leafa Guila (Shope) Stokes. Married Gerald Albert Largent on January 14, 1945, in Shafter, IL, he passed away February 28, 2012. She formerly worked at Johnson, Stephens, Shinkle Shoe Factory; Vandalia Community Schools Bus Driver and was a homemaker; and member of Hagarstown Baptist Church, Hagarstown, IL.
She is survived by: Sons - Gerald A. Largent & Vicky and Steve Largent & Jan, all of Vandalia, IL; Grandchildren - Amy Reeter & Friend, Dave Troxel, Jake Largent & Friend, Makinzee Smith, Sara Caldieraro & Keith and Tim Largent & Tracee; Great Grandchildren - Caitlyn Reeter, Ethan Largent, Conner Reeter and Macy Largent, Jase Largent, Jenner Largent, Nailah and Zailyn Farmer, Bailee and Tyler Caldieraro; Great Great Grandchildren - Kayden and Gunner Blankenship and Dominic Crumb; and Special Niece - Shirley Stokes. Dorothy and Gerald raised David Stewart of Effingham and Darrell Stokes (deceased)
Preceded in death by: Her Parents; Husband; Infant Son - Jeffrey Trent Largent; 2 Brothers - Carroll and Darrell; and 4 Sisters - Cecilia, Genevieve, Shirley and Frances.
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