Erika Brooke Martin and Jack Goings Jr. get engaged

By Lucie Willsie

April 13, 2014

Wesley and Donna Martin of Mount Airy are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Erika Brooke, to Jack Tracy Goings Jr.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mary Helen and Jack Smith, and the late D.J. Odell, and Shirley Martin, and the late Harmon Martin.

She is a 2004 graduate of North Surry High Sch9ool and a 2009 graduate of Lees-McRae College, where she received her bachelor’s in elementary education. She teaches ninth-grade math at Surry Central High School.

The groom-elect is the son of Jack and Nancy Goings of Winston-Salem, and the late Virginia Goings. He is the grandson of Brooks and Opal Bedsaul, and the late Dorothy Bedsaul, and the late Wallace and Bessie Goings. He is a 2001 graduate of North Surry High School and a 2007 graduate of UNC-Greensboro, where he received a bachelor’s in media studies. He is employed by the PVH Corporation as an equipment operator.

The couple plans to marry on July 12, 2014, at Calvary Baptist Church in Mount Airy.