24 Jul Couples: Donna and John Ben Scherrey
HER Donna Scherrey
Education: Conway High School, 2002; University of Central Arkansas for undergraduate in 2006 and graduate degree in health sciences in 2008.
Job: Manager at All American Title.
Parents: Bill Martin and Julie Martin of Conway.
Church activities: St. Joseph Catholic Church.
Hobbies/special interests: Spending time with my family, going to the lake, exercising and shopping.
How would you describe yourself: Friendly, detail-oriented and a hard working mom.
Favorite restaurant in the 501: U.S. Pizza — kid friendly and great food!
Most enjoyed weekend activity: Just being with our family and friends and going to the lake.
Favorite quote: Don’t stress. Do your best and forget the rest!
What do you love about living in the 501: I love the sense of community here. The holidays are one of my favorite times of the year in Downtown Conway! I also believe this is the best place to raise a family — great schools and great people!
HIM John Ben Scherrey
Education: St. Joseph Catholic School and the University of Central Arkansas.
Job: Vice president for commercial lending at Centennial Bank.
Parents: Steve and Loretta Scherrey of Fort Smith.
Community activities: Chairman of the St. Joseph Bazaar Midway 2017; school board member of St. Joseph Catholic School; board member of the Conway Area Chamber of Commerce; and board member of the Faulkner County Boys and Girl Club.
Church activities: Member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and Knights of Columbus.
Hobbies/special interests: Hunting, fishing, playing golf and following the Dallas Cowboys.
How would you describe yourself: Family-oriented, social, honest and patient.
Favorite restaurant in the 501: U.S. Pizza.
Most enjoyed weekend activity: Going to the lake with the family.
Favorite quote: “Don’t tell me how rough the water is, just bring the ship in.”
What do you love about living in the 501: What I love most about the 501 is the community of people. It’s where I’m from, and all my family and friends live here.
Residents and natives of: Conway.
How we met: We knew each other from high school but didn’t officially start dating until college. We reconnected at a mutual friend’s gathering in 2003.
The proposal: He proposed on our six-year anniversary before we celebrated with dinner at Bonefish Grill.
Wedding bells: July 30, 2010, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Conway.
Children: Savannah, 5, Lilah, 3, and baby No. 3 is due in November!
Family activities enjoyed together: Going to the lake, watching movies and vacationing.