15 Dec Couples: The Bowers
HER Karen Bowers
Native of: Maumelle.
Education: 2006 graduate of Oak Grove High School in North Little Rock; 2013 graduate of Baptist Health School of Nursing in Little Rock.
Job: Registered nurse in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Baptist Health Medical Center in Little Rock.
Parents: Bob and Teresa Wood of Maumelle.
Hobbies/special interests: Going to the lake in the summer, decorating our new home, spending time with my twin nephews, hunting and fishing with Matt.
How would you describe yourself: Fun loving, outgoing and kind hearted.
Favorite restaurant in the 501: Macaroni Grill or Copeland’s.
Most enjoyed weekend activity: Spending time with my family and Matt’s family, going to dinner with friends or just hanging out with Matt.
Favorite quote: “As for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.” — Joshua 24:15
What do you love about living in the 501: I love the small town feel, the restaurants and the overall beauty of Central Arkansas. I especially love the feel of when the Hogs are in town!
HIM Matt Bowers
Native of: Pine Bluff.
Where did you grow up: White Hall.
Education: 2004 graduate of White Hall High School; 2008 graduate of the University of Arkansas at Monticello with bachelor of science degree in business administration.
Job: Operator 1 at Southwest Power Pool in Little Rock.
Parents: Frank and Jo Ann Bowers of White Hall.
Hobbies/special interests: Hunting, fishing, playing softball and spending time with my wife.
How would you describe yourself: Fun to be around, and I get along with everyone.
Favorite restaurant in the 501: Copeland’s.
Most enjoyed weekend activity: During winter time: hunting. Spring time: fishing. During summer: going to the lake.
What do you love about living in the 501: Convenient to everything.
Residents of: Maumelle.
Church activities: Active members of the Young Married Sunday school class and members of Cedar Heights Baptist Church in North Little Rock.
How we met: We met through a mutual friend who set us up on a blind date.
The proposal: Sept. 3, 2011, at Karen’s late grandparents’ cabin on Lake Nimrod.
Wedding bells: June 16, 2012, at Cedar Heights Baptist Church in North Little Rock.
Honeymoon: Caribbean Island of Turks and Caicos.
Pets: Our beloved 8-year-old black lab, Daisy Bowers.
Family activities enjoyed together: Spending time with family and friends, taking Daisy on walks, going on date nights and just being with each other.