ORAN - Kelly Nathaniel and Valerie Ann Phillips are the parents of their first child, a daughter, born at 7:05 p.m. July 22, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Alexxes May Phillips weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces and was 21-inches long.
The former Valerie Jones, Mrs. Phillips is the daughter of Carol and Michael Decker of Oran and William and Pat Jones of Portland, Ore.
Phillips, son of Rick and Tammy Phillips and Carla and Benny Ray of Oran, is employed by CPS.
SIKESTON - James Luther and Audra Joanna Thurman are the parents of their first child, a son, born at 7:43 a.m. July 22, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Marshall Andrew Thurman weighed 9 pounds, 11 ounces and was 21-inches long.
Mrs. Thurman is the former Audra Byrne, daughter of Bob and Deborah Byrne of Sikeston.
Thurman, son of James and Peggy Thurman of Sikeston, is employed by Good Humor-Breyers.