Eric and Jill Evans of Brownwood are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter, Erica Lynn Evans, to Joshua Evans Whitaker, son of Keith and Kim Whitaker of Fairfield.

    Erica is the granddaughter of Ben and Iva Nell Evans and Ed and Rogene Libby. She is attending George W. Truett Seminary and is a interim student minister at Southside Church.

    Joshua is the grandson of Eddy and Louise Whitaker and Hershel and Georgia Kimbrell. He is a graduate of Tarleton State University and is currently employed at Oncor in Dallas, Texas.

    The couple will be married at 5 p.m. on Jan. 8, 2011, at the First Baptist Church, with officiant Rusty Wheelington.