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Births (Published 6/6)

Sunday, June 6, 2004

EAST PRAIRIE - Aaron and Amber Gifford are the parents of their second child, first daughter, born at 1:38 p.m. April 22, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Haley Erin Gifford weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces and was 19 1/2-inches long.

Mrs. Gifford is the daughter of Angie Wagner and Greg Childers.

Gifford, son of John Gifford and Sandra Hurley Gifford, is serving with the U.S. Navy.

VANDUSER - Michael Lee and Bethanie Lynne Foster are the parents of their second son, born at 5:30 p.m. April 22, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Gage Jackson Foster weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces and was 19-inches long.

The former Bethanie O'Guin, Mrs. Foster is the daughter of Terri Dee O'Guin of Sikeston. She is employed by Southeast Missouri Hospital.

Foster, son of Glen and Brenda Bentley of Vanduser, is employed by Sikeston Motor Company.

PORTAGEVILLE - Misti Rae Buchanan and Marcus Lee Partin are the parents of their first child, a daughter, born at 7:48 p.m. April 23, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Autumn Brianne Partin weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces and was 20-inches long.

Maternal grandparents are Martha J. Buchanan of Portageville and Henry Ray Hall Sr. of Hayti.

Partin, son of Sherri Mathis of Lilbourn, is employed by Maverick Tube in Blytheville, Ark.

NEW MADRID - Travis Wayne and Christine Elizebeth Mims Sr. are the parents of their first child, a son, born at 12:52 a.m. April 23, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Travis Wayne Mims Jr. weighed 9 pounds, 3 ounces and was 20-inches long.

Mrs. Mims is the daughter of Christine Elizebeth Masters.

Mims is the son of Earl Wayne Mims and Ivy Renee Mims.

SIKESTON - Jeff and Kim Thornbrough are the parents of their second son, born at 2:35 p.m. April 23, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Dylan Blake Thornbrough weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces and was 19 3/4-inches long.

Mrs. Thornbrough, daughter of Gary and RoseMary Beacham of Dexter, is a guidance counselor at Sikeston Junior High School.

Thornbrough, son of Gary and Janet Thornbrough of East Prairie, is a courier for FedEx.

CHARLESTON - Bobbi Sue Nolen and Travis Chandler Davis are the parents of their first child, a daughter, born at 9:57 a.m. April 23, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Angelique Myshelle Davis weighed 4 pounds, 11 ounces and was 16-inches long.

Nolen, son of Jackie Nolen and Robert Nolen, is a cashier.

Paternal grandparents are Joe and Pam Rosson and Bryan and Sue Davis.

CHARLESTON - Tomisha Wiley is the mother of her fifth child, third son, born at 3:09 p.m. April 24, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Roylandus Arquallus Wiley weighed 6 pounds, 3 ounces and was 17 1/4-inches long.

Grandmother is Sandra Wiley.

SIKESTON - John Scot and Lawren DeWitt McMullan are the parents of their first child, a son, born at 8:34 p.m. April 25, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. John DeWitt McMullan weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces and was 21 1/2-inches long.

Mrs. McMullan is the former Lawren DeWitt, daughter of Gary and Debi DeWitt of Sikeston.

McMullan, son of Judi McMullan of Meridian, Miss., is employed by Pepsi-Cola.

SIKESTON - Jason Eubanks and Kari Marie Byrd are the parents of their first child, a son, born at 8:45 p.m. April 25, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Wade Eubanks "Banks" Byrd weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces and was 18 1/2-inches long.

The former Kari Smelser, Mrs. Byrd is the daughter of Rick and Juanita Smelser of Risco and is employed by Jarvis Motor Company.

Byrd, son of John and Peggi Byrd of Sikeston, is employed by Irrigated Central.

Maternal great-grandparents are Floyd and Lois Smelser of Ellsinore and great-great-grandparents are Dallas and Frances Berry of Malden.

Paternal great-grandparents are Margaret Byrd of Sikeston and the late Horace Byrd. Paternal great-great-grandparents are the late Rice and Anna Wade.

SIKESTON - Paul and Melissa Bixler are the parents of their second child, first daughter, born at 11:14 a.m. April 26, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Elizabeth Molly Bixler weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces and was 19-inches long.

Mrs. Bixler is the former Melissa Elbert, daughter of Georgia Elbert of West Bend, Iowa, and is employed by Health Systems Inc.

Bixler, son of Joan and Harley Bixler of Canalou, is employed by Good Humor-Breyers.

CAPE GIRARDEAU - Ada Lee Sykes and Antwan Marcovicci Barnhill are the parents of their third child, second daughter, born at 6:50 a.m. April 27, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Adazia Danielle Barnhill weighed 6 pounds, 7 ounces and was 19 1/2-inches long.

Maternal grandparents are: George McIntyre and Millie Sykes of Hayti.

Paternal grandparents are Joseph Applewhite and Erma Applewhite of Sikeston.

CAPE GIRARDEAU - Misty Raye Edmonds is the mother of her second son, born at 7:14 a.m. April 28, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Ja'Ron Armani Edmonds weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces and was 19 3/4-inches long.

Edmonds, daughter of Cathy Shipman of Bernie, is employed by the Cape Girardeau Country Club.

ORAN - Rick A. and Yvonne G. King are the parents of their third child, second son, born at 8:46 a.m. April 28, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Nicholas Albert King weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces and was 20 1/2-inches long.

Mrs. King is the former Yvonne Sheetz, daughter of Don and Barbara Sheetz of Westfield, Ind.

King is the son of Bill and Marilyn King of Morley.

Mr. and Mrs. King are owners of King's Mobile Pressure Cleaning Company.