NEW MADRID - Fermin Richard and Tina Marie Martinez Jr. are the parents of their second child, first daughter, born at 7:59 p.m. Feb. 20, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Emma Beth Martinez weighed 5 pounds, 9 ounces and was 19-inches long.
The former Tina Williams, Mrs. Martinez is the daughter of Edwin and Patricia Williams of New Madrid. She is a medical receptionist for the Semo Health Network in New Madrid.
Martinez, son of Delbert and Mary Ann Morgan of Sikeston, is a lab technician for Riceland Foods in Marston.
WYATT - Timothy Wayne and Amber Laronza Spears are the parents of their first child, a daughter, born at 11:38 a.m. Feb. 20, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Aryn Taelah Spears weighed 5 pounds, 1 ounce and was 17-inches long.
Mrs. Spears is the former Amber Pfifer, daughter of Ed and Carol Pfifer of Wyatt. She is a restaurant employee for Reeves Enterprises.
Spears, son of Kathy Tuck of Puxico and the late Gary Spears, is a deckhand for the Ingram Barge Company.
MILLERSVILLE - Joel A. and Rebecca M. Bockelman are the parents of their first child, a son, born at 11:12 a.m. Feb. 23, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Noah Christian Bockelman weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces and was 19 1/2-inches long.
Mrs. Bockelman is the former Rebecca Mangels, daughter of Verlin and Martha Mangels of Oak Ridge. She is a teacher at St. Paul Lutheran School in Jackson.
Bockelman, son of Byron Bockelman of Des Moines, Iowa, and the late Suzanne Bockelman, is a paramedic with the South Scott Ambulance District and Mississippi County Ambulance District.
ORAN - Allan Ray and Dana Renee Lynch are the parents of their third daughter, born at 8:39 a.m. Feb. 23, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Camryn Elizabeth Lynch weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces and was 20-inches long.
The former Dana Wheeler, Mrs. Lynch is the daughter of Mike Wheeler and Linda Wheeler of Oran.
Lynch, son of Donald Lynch of Bertrand and Dorothy Lynch of Morehouse, is employed by Procter and Gamble in Cape Girardeau.
MARSTON - Lee Ann Miller and Chris Carnell are the parents of their third child, second daughter, born Feb. 20, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Alexis Renae Faith Carnell weighed 8 pounds and was 19 1/2-inches long.
Maternal grandparents are Samford Miller and Linda Miller.
Carnell, son of Marlie Faith Shephard and Randy Lee Carnell, is employed by McDonald's.
SIKESTON - Lateisa Quvaun Peet and Joseph Christopher Green are the parents of their second son, born at 5:32 a.m. Feb. 26, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Joseph Christopher Green weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and was 20-inches long.
Peet, daughter of Jennifer Turner of Sikeston, is a cashier for Burger King.
Green, son of Betty Green of Sikeston, is a welder for C&M Trailers.
MATTHEWS - Mike and Tonya Blasingain are the parents of their third son, born at 10:04 a.m. Feb. 26, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Dalton Thomas Blasingain weighed 6 pounds, 6 ounces and was 19 1/2-inches long.
Mrs. Blasingain is the daughter of Kim Young and Bob Kelly.
Blasingain, son of Paula Burleson and Mike Blasingain, is a mechanic for the T.A. Truckstop.
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Sara E. Engert and Ray J. Thacker are the parents of their second son, born at 4:22 p.m. Feb. 26, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Devon Lucas Thacker weighed 7 pounds and was 21 1/2-inches long.
Maternal grandparents are Randy and Doris Woods of Benton.
Paternal grandparents are Larry and Jacki Thacker of Canalou.