As of Monday, February 27, 2012
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Juanita (Nita) Roberts Overcash, age 77, of Conyers, passed away on Friday February 24, 2012. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, February 28, 2012, at 11:00 AM in the Horis A. Ward Rockdale Chapel, with Dr. Wallace Weeles officiating. Interment will follow at Green Meadow Memorial Gardens in Conyers. A native of LaGrange, Georgia, Mrs. Overcash resided in Conyers for 37 years and served as a church musician from the age of 10 playing organ and piano. She was a current member of Salem Baptist Church in McDonough and an organizer and charter member of Trinity Baptist Church in Conyers where she was the organist for many years. Serving as the Registrar of LaGrange College and the Administrative Assistant to the Provost at DeKalb Community College, South Campus, now known as Georgia Perimeter College, Mrs. Overcash retired and became involved in the family insurance agency as a licensed agent along with her husband and son. Her love of music, especially gospel, and the vacations in the South Carolina Low Country were the things she most enjoyed. She was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, Hurshel Overcash. Survivors include: Son: Daryl Overcash, Conyers; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. The family will receive friends on Monday, February 27, from 6-8 PM at the funeral home. Horis A. Ward Funeral Home, Rockdale Chapel, Conyers (770) 918-8851.