CHARLESTON - Jeffery and Benita Coopwood are the parents of their fourth child, third daughter, born at 8:13 a.m. May 1, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Aalyan Rena Coopwood weighed 8 pounds and was 19-inches long.
Mrs. Coopwood is the daughter of Doras J. Dixon and David Dixon.
Coopwood is the son of Sylvia Coopwood.
SIKESTON - Grant and Elizabeth Welton are the parents of their second son, born at 12:41 a.m. April 23, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Noah Grant Welton weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and was 19-inches long.
Mrs. Welton is the daughter of Patti Renser and the late Fred Renser.
Welton, son of Dr. Stephen and Cheryl Welton, is an independent filmmaker student.
Maternal great-grandparents are Virgie Hosey and the late Wallace Hosey. Paternal great-grandparents are Eldredge and Virginia Welton, Norman Dodson and the late June Dodson.
SIKESTON - Mike and Melissa Walker are the parents of their second child, first daughter, born at 3:51 p.m. May 1, 2002. Madison Paige Walker weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces and was 18-inches long.
Mrs. Walker, daughter of Ken and Brenda Rodery, works in the accounting office of Health Facilities Management.
Walker, son of Kenneth and Trudie Knupp, is maintenance supervisor for Heritage American Homes.
SIKESTON - Glenn Edward and Ellie Marie Collom are the parents of their first child, a son, born at 6:24 p.m. May 3, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Victoria Marie Collom weighed 9 pounds, 1 ounce and was 21-inches long.
The former Ellie Woods, Mrs. Collom is the daughter of Viney and Steve Mosley of Cape Girardeau and Steve and Linda Woods of Sikeston. She is employed by Payless Shoe Source.
Collom, son of Charles and Bobbie Collom of Sikeston, is employed by Quick Check.
SIKESTON - Robert Lee and Alishia Kaye Douglas are the parents of their fourth child, third son, born at 4:51 a.m. May 4, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Robert Alexander Douglas weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces and was 19 1/2-inches long.
Mrs. Douglas is the former Alishia Amick, daughter of Barbara and Ron Amick of Blytheville, Ark., and is a nurse.
Douglas, son of Robert Douglas of Willston, Fla., and Iola McVier of Blytheville, is employed by Waupca.