DIEHLSTADT - Anthony and Connie Simmons are the parents of their first child, a son, born Nov. 16, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Anthony Keith Simmons II weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces and was 19 1/2-inches long.
Mrs. Simmons, daughter of Clarence and Juanita Pemberton, is a corrections officer.
Simmons, son of Elmer and Gladys Simmons, is a machinist.
ADVANCE - Misty A. Olin and Jody R. Markham are the parents of their second daughter, born at 3 p.m. Nov. 17, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Danielle Nicole Markham weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces and was 19 1/2-inches long.
Maternal grandparents are Debbie and David Olin of Oran.
Paternal grandparents are John and Carol Statler and Jack and Rhonda Markham of Advance.
The baby's parents are employed by Rubbermaid in Jackson.
CHAFFEE - Marsha Kay Grissom and Travis Eugene Carroll are the parents of their second child, first daughter, born at 7:20 a.m. Nov. 18, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Kaya Marie Elizabeth Carroll weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce and was 19-inches long.
Grissom, daughter of Robbin and Mark Easley of Chaffee and Landon and Joyce Grissom of Scott City, is employed by Fabick Brothers Equipment Company.
Carroll, son of Darlene and Gary Kelley of Fulton and Rocky Carroll of Chaffee, is employed by Dutch Enterprises.
BENTON - Hershel and Dona "Suzy" Washburn are the parents of their first child, a son, born at 2:15 a.m. Nov. 19, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Jesse James Washburn weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces and was 20-inches long.
Mrs. Washburn is the daughter of Janice and Steve Brewer of Benton.
Washburn, son of Hershel Washburn of Benton and Louise Pickard of Cataldo, Idaho, is employed with Pavestone.