Dorothy M. Dent 86, of Gary, Indiana, went to be with the Lord on April 28, 2017. Dorothy was born to the late James and Lillian Wallace in Memphis, TN. She journeyed to Gary, Indiana and became a member of St. James Missionary Baptist Church. She was joined in holy matrimony to Sammie Dent and together they raised five beautiful children with the love and guidance of our Lord. Dorothy was a welcoming servant of our Lord. She was always willing to help others. She extended herself and her home to family and friends. Survivors left to cherish her memories: loving husband Sammie Dent; son Sammie M. (Chris) Dent; 9 grandchildren and many great grandchildren and numerous family and friends. She is preceded in death by her daughters Brenda Frye, Lynette Smith, Carolyn Wilson, son Howard Love and three grandchildren. Visitation Thursday, May 4, 2017 from 12 to 8:00 p.m. at the Guy & Allen Chapel, 2959 W. 11th Ave. Funeral services Friday, May 5, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at St. James Missionary Baptist Church, 1333 W. 25th Ave. Rev. James I. Robinson, Pastor. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park.