Person of the Month: Roe Henderson

A resident of Conway, Roe Henderson has been a member of the Faulkner County Editorial Board for 501 LIFE, since the beginning of the magazine. (Mike Kemp photo)

City where you live: Conway.

Work: Shelter Insurance agent.

Community activities: Faulkner County Editorial Board for 501 LIFE, Conway Regional Health and Fitness Center Advisory Board, Renewal Ranch campaign committee. Previously served on the K-Life and Arkansas Community Foundation boards, as a Conway High School Band parent volunteer and as a member of the Ola and John Hawks Senior Wellness Center Campaign Committee. Also a member of the 2004 class of the Faulkner County Leadership Institute.

Church activities: Woodland Heights Baptist Church, greeter ministry, substitute small group leader, mission trips. 

Family: Wife, Missy; daughter and son-in-law, Haley and Daniel Lowery, and their children (my grandchildren) Holt Lowery and Evie Lowery (and they are GRAND!); daughter and son-in-law, Hannah and Kirby O’Meara; dog, JoJo. 

Education: Business degree from the University of Central Arkansas, 1987.

Last book you read: “Ava’s Man” by Rick Bragg.

Favorite book: “My Southern Journey” by Rick Bragg. 

Favorite meal: Crawfish and cornbread from Pasta Grill. 

Most cherished possession: I have too much stuff! 

Most enjoyed weekend activity: Football, grandkids and being outdoors.

No. 1 vacation spot: Seagrove, Fla.

Favorite place in Arkansas: Conway and Northwest Arkansas.

What do you love about living in the 501: The people here are the best. There are lots of things to do, see and enjoy. We live in a great place!