Elizabeth Ann “Libby” Edwards

May 2, 1958 - November 20, 2020

05/02/1958 - 11/20/2020

Elizabeth Ann “Libby” Edwards, 62 years old, passed away on November 20, 2020 in Mountain City, Tennessee, following a ten-year battle with Alzheimer’s.

Libby was born in Scotland Neck, NC on May 2,1958 to Sam and Bert Edwards.  She was a 1976 graduate of Hobgood Academy and a 1978 graduate from Peace College in Raleigh, NC. Libby was well known and loved in the Scotland Neck community for many years and she will continue to be greatly missed.

Libby was preceded in death by her parents and her sister Amie Coleman Edwards.

She is survived by a brother Sammy Edwards of Scotland Neck; two sisters Burton Edwards of Roxboro and Debbie Edwards Duke and her husband Keith of Scotland Neck. Her memory will also be cherished by many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

The family would like to thank those who have expressed concerns about Libby through the years and would like for everyone to remember her joy for life and sense of humor.

Memorial donations may be made in memory of Libby to the Alzheimer’s Association Eastern North Carolina Chapter by clicking here.

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Virginia Ayers Best
3 years ago

So sorry you’re gone! You will be missed by many! I remember when you were mascot if Scotland Neck School! May you Rest In Peace!

Peggy Leggett Harrington
3 years ago

To the family, there aren’t enough words to express to you my deepest sympathy for your loss. Libby was loved by so many and will truly be missed.
To Libby, as we celebrate your life filled with great memories, the sound of your laughter and the huge smile on your face, May you Rest In Peace.
As we all have been taught God has a plan for each of us and his plan for you isn’t complete. When it is, you will have that huge smile on your face and everyone will be rejoicing with you as we hear your laughter again

Martha Phillips Mazur
3 years ago

Libby will always be remember for being a small town gal with a shining smile, a laugh that captured you, a spark for life & humor! I have many good memories with her and saw her a few years back when she had started having health problems. Her spirit still shown through! I’m so sad a great gal’s life has been cut short and we all have lost a Scotland Neck friend. God Bless you Libby and your family!

Elette Everett Owen
3 years ago

Dear sweet Libby, almost all of my great memories at Hobgood Academy involved you! Your sweet smile brightened many a day for me and our classmates. Rest well dear girl.

Elette Everett Owen
3 years ago

Gosh, sweet Libby, most of my best memories at Hobgood Academy involved you! You were always smiling and truly kinds to all of our classmates. Rest well dear girl.

Doug Weeks
3 years ago

You had the most intoxicating smile and I wish we had be able to visit more than just before Ace closed. Glad my last visit ended with a hug. Enjoy your new body

Sissy Stewart
3 years ago

I’m so sorry for your loss, Libby was a beautiful woman inside and out. I will keep you all in my thoughts and prayers

Virginia Sue Armstrong
3 years ago

Richie and I am sorry to hear about Libby . She was a sweet and beautiful person. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Nancy Dempsey
3 years ago

Libby was a great friend and always an absolute joy to be around. Her laughter was contagious. My heart goes out to all of her family. May you rest in peace Libby.

Teresa Clemmer
3 years ago

To the family…I am so sorry to hear this….I just saw this. Libby was a sweet person and I was always so kind.
You all are in my prayers.
Love and prayers.
Teresa Clemmer