Joan Goings Grant, better known as Mamaw, age 66, of Nebo, North Carolina, passed away Saturday, December 26, 2020 at Duke University Hospital.
She was born in McDowell County on April 17, 1954 to the late Lawrence Elmer Goings and Lillie Mae Kirby Goings.
Joan enjoyed visiting the beach with her family. She ran a bingo parlor for over 30 years, which she thoroughly enjoyed. She just truly loved people.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by two brothers, Johnny Goings and Lawrence C. Goings.
Survivors include her husband, Mickey Dee Brinkley; two children, Chris Grant and Mandy Grant; two stepchildren, Shane Brinkley and Shelby Martin; five grandchildren, Tristen (Kaitlyn), Kaylee, Lily, Randy, Bethany; three great grandchildren, Avacyn, Caden, and Dakota; one sister, Loretta Wilson; and all her fellow bingo players.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
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