Sheila Newman & Jon Hemmings are pleased to announce their engagement and marriage. The couple first met during US Army Advanced Individual Training at Ft. Jackson, SC in 1987. At that time Sheila was serving in the Army Reserve and Jon was serving in the SC National Guard. Sheila graduated with a degree in Nursing from the University of Nebraska in 1990 and Jon earned a degree in Financial Management from Clemson University in 1989. Sheila worked as a cardiac care nurse before becoming a full time mother to her daughter Anya, 11. Sheila is a native of Homer, NE where her parents Raymond and Connie Newman still reside. She has also lived in Charlottesville, VA and Plover, WI where her daughter was born. Jon is a native of Columbus and works as an Associate Vice President-Investments/Investment Officer with Wells Fargo Advisors. Jon has 2 daughters Rachel, 15 and Grace 12 both of Columbus, GA. A celebration of marriage is planned for October 5, at First Presbyterian Church in Columbus, GA with a reception to follow. After a honeymoon in New Orleans the couple will reside at 6230 Mountainview Drive in Columbus.
Published in the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer on August 25, 2013