LILBOURN - Shon Steven and Amy Rene McCanless are the parents of their first child, a daughter, born at 4:35 p.m. Aug. 12, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Payton Macy McCanless weighed 8 pounds, 11 ounces and was 20-inches long.
The former Amy Fowler, Mrs. McCanless is the daughter of Randy and Emma Fowler of Lilbourn. She is a sixth grade teacher for the New Madrid County R-1 School District.
McCanless, son of Tom and Janice McCanless of New Madrid, is employed by Randy Fowler Farms.
SIKESTON - Benjamin Roy and Erin Gray Alcorn are the parents of their first child, a daughter, born at 7:23 p.m. Aug. 13, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Ava Gray Alcorn weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces and was 20 1/2-inches long.
Mrs. Alcorn is the former Erin Chambers, daughter of Robin and Carolyn Chambers of Sikeston.
Alcorn is the son of Sonny and Elizabeth Alcorn of Sikeston.
The baby's parents are employed in sales.
BERTRAND - Amanda Faye McMillen and Jonathan Douglas Hall are the parents of their first child, a daughter, born at 9:33 p.m. Aug. 12, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Madison Faye Hall weighed 6 pounds, 3 ounces and was 18 1/2-inches long.
McMillen, daughter of Vanessa Brown of Charleston and Dale McMillen of Bertrand, is a nurse at the Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston.
Hall, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Hall of Bertrand and Mr. and Mrs. Jay Phenicie of Sikeston, is employed by Trucks Inc. in Sikeston.