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.