SIKESTON - Terra Ann Taylor and Steven Michael Gaskins are the parents of their first child, a son, born at 10:25 a.m. July 19, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Christopher Michael Gaskins weighed 9 pounds, 3 ounces and was 19-inches long.
Maternal grandparents are Terry L. Taylor Sr. and Leigh Taylor of Blodgett.
Gaskins son of Harley Gaskins Sr. and Carla Newton of Sikeston, is employed by Raben Tire.
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Marvin Ray and Lisa Ann Hamilton are the parents of a son, born at 7:34 p.m. July 19, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Jaylin Malik Hamilton weighed 8 pounds, 15 ounces and was 21-inches long.
The former Lisa Gill, Mrs. Hamilton is the daughter of Mary Alice Gill of Portageville and Zebede Jennings of Harvey, Ill. She is a CRA/CMT and portrait artist.
Hamilton, son of Joe and Patricia Cagle of Caruthersville and Robert Blackmon of Cape Girardeau, is a shift supervisor.
KANSAS CITY - Whitson E. and Shannon Henry III are the parents of their first child, a son, born July 20, 2004, at the North Kansas City Hospital. Owen Hunter Henry weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces and was 21 1/4-inches long.
Maternal grandparents are Les and Sharon VanBibber of Liberty.
Paternal grandparents are Whitson E. "Bud" Henry Jr. of New Madrid and the late Beth Hunter Henry.
BENTON - Joey and Carrie Ann Mack are the parents of their first child, a daughter, born at 7:16 a.m. July 20, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Laurel Ann Mack weighed 4 pounds, 2 1/2 ounces and was 18-inches long.
Mrs. Mack is the former Carrie Bollinger, daughter of Ken and Cindy Bollinger of Benton. She is employed by Blue Cross Blue Shield.
Mack, son of David and Marcella Mack of Benton, is employed by Cape Communications.
POPLAR BLUFF - Candace Michelle Rivers and Daniel Mercellus Lawrence are the parents of their first child, a son, born at 6:45 p.m. July 21, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Marcellus Mekhi Lawrence weighed 3 pounds, 1 ounce and was 15 1/2-inches long.
Rivers, daughter of Mickey Arnold and Jerelene Arnold of Poplar Bluff, is a cashier for Taco Bell.
Lawrence, son of Louise Lawrence of Sikeston, is a machine operator for Nordyne.
EAST PRAIRIE - Tammy Sharan Boutwell and Josh Leonard Siggers are the parents of their second daughter, born at 10:48 a.m. July 21, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Taylon Lain Siggers weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces and was 20 1/2-inches long.
Maternal grandmother is Gail Blackman of East Prairie.
Siggers, son of Leonard Siggers and Donna Siggers of Marble Hill, is a deck hand for Luhr Brothers.
SIKESTON - Amber Gravil is the mother of her first child, a son, born at 4:20 p.m. July 22, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Jayden Alexander Gravil weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces and was 19-inches long.
Grandparents are Charles and Pat Gravil of Sikeston.