Rocky Mount -
Amine Galbreath Edwards, age 99, died early Tuesday morning, April 26, 2022.
Amine was born in Kinston, North Carolina on January 3, 1923 to Thomas Arthur and Amine King Galbreath. She graduated from St. Mary’s College, and in 1946, married Philip Edgar Edwards. She was a long-time member of First Presbyterian Church where she was active for many years and remained engaged during her latter years.
In addition to her parents and husband, Amine was preceded in death by her brother, Thomas Arthur Galbreath, Jr. and great-granddaughter, Addison Edwards Morgan.
She is survived by her daughters, Amine Edwards Morgan and husband, John of Newport News, Va. and Ruth Edwards Nicholson and husband, Paul of Charlotte. She was especially proud of and adored her grandchildren, John B. Morgan, III (Laura), Gray Nicholson Beard (Brian), Ellen Nicholson Ludwig (Jason), and Emily Nicholson Beaman (Patrick); as well as seven great-grandchildren.
The family is most grateful for her neighbors who visited often and kept Amine “up to date” and for a wonderful team of faithful caregivers led by Linda Flora and including Laura Morris, Barbara Knight, Carolyn Williams, Gloria Graham, Amy Leonard, Tammy Leonard, and Zoraida Nieves, along with Betty Croom and Ray Forbes.
A memorial service will be held at 3:00 pm, Friday, April 29, 2022, at First Presbyterian Church, 153 N. Church Street, Rocky Mount, NC 27804. The family will greet friends immediately following the service.
In lieu of flowers, please consider memorial donations to the First Presbyterian Church at the above address or to a charity of choice.