DEXTER - Toby Lacy and Amanda Bracken are the parents of their first child, a daughter, born at 3:18 p.m. Aug. 31, 2005 at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Abigail Janet Lacy weighed 7 pounds and was 18 inches long.
Maternal grandparents are Rickey and Janet Bracken. Great-grandparents are the late Roy Bracken and Francis Mitchell and the late Chester and Mickey Bess. She is a medical specialist student.
Paternal grandparents are Tony and Belinda Goodman. Great-grandparents are Daniel Lacy and Mary Lou Adams. He is a Union Pacific Railroad worker.
CHARLESTON - Tanika Spence and Marcus Turk are the parents of their second child, second daughter, born at 4:16 a.m. Aug. 28, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Marneka Katrice Turk weighed 5 pounds 8 ounces and was 18.25 long.
Maternal grandparents are Ronnie and Sharon Riggens of Charleston.
Paternal grandparent is Tina Turk of Sikeston.
CHARLESTON - Shytoria Davis and John Hamilton are the parents of their first child, a daughter, born at 12:07 a.m. Aug. 28, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Jazzmarya Kayshiona Hamilton weighed 5 pounds 9 ounces and was 19 inches long.
Maternal grandparent is Douella Hart.
Paternal grandparents are Pauline Hamilton and L.V. Jones.
DEXTER - David and Stephanie Tucker are the parents of their fifth child, fourth son born at 8:16 a.m. Aug. 29, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Jonathan Dawson Tucker weighed 8 pounds and was 19.25 inches long.
Maternal grandparents are Regina and Jack Schaefer.
Tucker, son of Gary and Cheryl Hadley, is employed as a meat cutter.
SIKESTON - Crystal Dawn and Kenneth Lee Charles Eftink are the parents of their third child, second son, born at 2:48 a.m. Aug. 30, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Kenneth Michael Eftink weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces and was 21 inches long.
Mrs. Eftink, daughter of Barbara Razer of Sikeston, is employed with Cottonwood Residential Treatment Center.
Eftink, son of Shelby Sullivan of Matthews and the late Michael Sullivan and Kenneth and Jackie Eftink of Jackson, is employed with Tetra Pak.
WURZBURG, Germany - Kenneth and Tammy Gossett are the parents of their third child, third daughter born at 7:20 p.m. Aug. 31, 2005, at Wurzburg American Hospital in Germany. Baylee Jean Gossett weighed 8 pounds, 1 ounce and was 20.75 inches long.
Maternal grandparent is Wesley Runnels, and great-grandparent is Juanita Runnels of Sikeston.
The son of Dale and Joan Gossett of Sikeston, Gossett is a platoon sergeant with the U.S. Army, stationed in Germany and currently serving his second tour of duty in Iraq.
DIEHLSTADT - Jeff and Christina Triplett are the parents of their fourth child, first daughter, born at 8:19 a.m. Aug. 31, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Lola Katlyn Triplett weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces and was 19 inches long.
Maternal grandparent is Sandra Orcutt.
The son of Patsy Triplett and the late William "Dub" Triplett, Triplett is employed as a route salesman for Landshire Inc.
SIKESTON - Charles William Stubblefield and Misty-Diane Bodden are the parents of their first child, a daughter, born at 1:23 p.m. Sept. 1, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Angel Marie Stubblefield weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces and was 18.5 inches long.
Maternal grandparents are Byron and Teri Still.
Paternal grandparents are Charlie and Kathy Stubblefield.