BLOOMFIELD - Jeffrey Owen and Rebecca Renae Kennedy are the parents of their third child, first son, born at 8:52 a.m. Jan. 12, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Zackeriah James Kennedy weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces and was 19-inches long.
The former Rebecca McCormick, Mrs. Kennedy is the daughter of Roger and Cathy McCormick of Sulphur, La., and Rita and Greg Allison of Cape Girardeau.
Kennedy is the son of Robert and Charlette Kennedy of Bloomfield.
NEW MADRID - Joey Dean and Allison Elizabeth Causey are the parents of their second son, born at 4:23 p.m. Jan. 14, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Keenan Ray Causey weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces and was 22-inches long.
Mrs. Causey is the former Allison Jones, daughter of Linda Thurman of New Madrid and Mike and Kathy Jones of Omaha, Neb., and is self-employed.
Causey, son of Doug and Emily Causey Moore of Sikeston, is employed by Mayberry Seed Company.
PORTAGEVILLE - Jennifer Elaine Brasher is the mother of her first child, a son, born at 11:12 a.m. Jan. 14, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Tyler Mason Brasher weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces and was 20-inches long.
Brasher, daughter of Teresa Brasher and Terry Brasher of Portageville, is employed by Hays of Hayti.
COLUMBIA - Stephanie Shelton is the mother of her second son, born at 12:43 p.m. Jan. 15, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Ethan Mikahl Shelton weighed 8 pounds, 1 ounce and was 20-inches long.
Grandparents are Jesse and Susan Curry Jr.
MOREHOUSE - Shlanda Gordon and Kerry Parr II are the parents of their second child, first daughter, born at 4:11 p.m. Jan. 15, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Kerra Elizabeth Parr weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces and was 18 1/2-inches long.
Maternal grandparents are Kimberly and Bo Hoskins and Scott Gordon.
Parr, son of Kerry and Phyllis Parr and Rhonda Tackett, is employed by L&D Trailers.