Gervaise Dimsdale Eberhardt of Conyers, passed away June 25, 2012, at the age of 89. Mrs. Eberhardt worked for 30 years with Bibb Manufacturing Co., Callaway Mills, and Sears Roebuck & Co., but her priority was raising her family of 5 children while maintaining her ministry as Pastor’s wife and music director. She was a faithful member of Church of The Lord Jesus Christ, in Milstead, for 49 years. She operated a successful rental property business, and helped many homeless and troubled families. Mrs. Eberhardt enjoyed gardening, raising various farm animals, especially chickens, was a remarkable seamstress, a gifted musician, and an accomplished guitar player. She loved her family dearly, and will be greatly missed by all. Mrs. Eberhardt was preceded in death by her husband of 63½ years, Pastor Grady Felton Eberhardt; and her parents, James Silas and Dora Lauria (Wade) Dimsdale. Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Steve and Dallas Eberhardt of Loganville; daughters and sons-in-law, Lenette and Hiram Strawn of Carlton, GA, Peggy and Allen Smith of Monroe, Rachel and Glenn Hendley, Rebecca and Danny Crider, all of Carlton, GA; 11 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral Services for Mrs. Eberhardt will be held Thursday, June 28, 2012, 11:00 AM, at Community Worship Center, formerly known as Church of the Lord Jesus Christ, 1695 Hill Street - Milstead Village, in Conyers, with Pastor David Payne, Pastor Ed Walden, Pastor Charles Harvey, and Pastor Glenn Purvis officiating. Interment will be held Thursday, 3:00 PM, in Burt Chapel Methodist Church Cemetery, in Carlton, GA. The family will receive friends at Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home, 1215 Access Road, in Covington, Wednesday, June 27, from 6:00-9:00 PM. www.caldwellandcowan.com to place online condolences 770-786-7062.