CATRON - Clarence O. and Kara Jo Lyons III are the parents of their third child, second son, born at 7:37 a.m. Sept. 13, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Noel Cunningham Lyons weighed 9 pounds, 15 ounces and was 21-inches long.
Mrs. Lyons is the former Kara Benjamin, daughter of Matt and Lisa Hinds of Elkton, Ky., and Bob and Sheila Benjamin of Columbia. She is employed in Rep. JoAnn Emerson's office.
Lyons, son of Sherry and Clarence Lyons Jr. of New Madrid, is employed by Iron Workers Union Local 782.
BRAGG CITY - Luke Warren and Rachael Dawn Boggs are the parents of their first child, a son, born at 7:07 a.m. Sept. 14, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Cody Nathaniel Boggs weighed 6 pounds, 8 1/2 ounces and was 19-inches long.
The former Rachael Brock, Mrs. Boggs is the daughter of Rickey Brock of Lilbourn.
Boggs, son of Lois Floyd of Bragg City, is a security guard.
Maternal great-grandmother is Willie Mae Brock of Lilbourn.
LILBOURN - Shannon Renee McCallister and Jack Daniel Clark are the parents of their first child, a daughter, born at 6:39 a.m. Sept. 16, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Lily Elizabeth Clark weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces and was 20 1/2-inches long.
McCallister, daughter of Mary Jo McCallister and Randy Worthy of Lilbourn, is a compositor for the Missourian News and Print Shop in Portageville.
Clark, son of Liz Woollums of Portageville and Jacob and Barbara Clark of Tallapoosa, is owner and operator of Crazy Customs in Caruthersville.
BENTON - Elliot Carson and Leigh Anne Forcum are the parents of their first child, a daughter, born at 2:15 p.m. Sept. 17, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Karigan Irene-Faye Forcum weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces and was 20 1/2-inches long.
Mrs. Forcum is the former Leigh Anne Stewart, daughter of Sandy and Tim Thiele of Benton and Terry and Missy Stewart of Steeleville, Ill.
Forcum is the son of Sandy Forcum of Chester, Ill.
ORAN - Betty Ann Turner is the mother of her fourth child, third son, born Sept. 18, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Victor Lee Turner weighed 5 pounds, 12 ounces and was 18 1/2-inches long.
Grandmother is Josie Turner.
LILBOURN - Melba "Peanut" Brimer and Barry Dale Ash are the parents of their fourth child, first son, born at 12:09 a.m. Sept. 18, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Jarrett Dale Ash weighed 8 pounds, 14 ounces and was 20-inches long.
Brimer, daughter of the late Eddie Clark and Melba Clark, is employed by the Visiting Nurse Association.
Ash, son of Deborah and Ray Robinson and Gary and Jackie Ash, is a maintenance supervisor for Pilot.
Paternal great-grandparents are Frank and Opal Ash.