SIKESTON - Pamela Tillman is the parent of her second child, first son, born at 11:54 a.m. May 25, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Brent Michael arrived weighing 5 pounds, 10 ounces, and was 18 inches long.
Maternal grandparents are Tina and William Eberley.
SIKESTON - Jerry and Amanda Merryman are the parents of their first child, a daughter, born at 4:30 p.m. May 25, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Sydney Jeanette Merryman weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces, and was 19 inches long.
Mrs. Merryman, employed by Wal-Mart Photo Lab, is the daughter of Jimmy Dale and Donna Thomas.
Merryman, employed by Dewitt Company, is the son of Jerry and Brenda Merryman.
SIKESTON - Missy James and Kenneth Walters Jr. are the parents of their fourth child, first son, born May 25, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Kenneth Dalton Walters weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces and was 19.5 inches long.
James is the daughter of Richard and Anita Cannon.
Walters is the son of Kenneth and Wanda Walters.
EAST PRAIRIE - Shannon Brooks and Robert Hinkle are the parents of a son born at 12:59 p.m. May 26, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Zachary Alexander Hinkle weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces, and was 19.25 inches long.
Brooks, employed by Tri-County Home Health Care, is the daughter of Roger and Sherry Brooks and the late Evelyn Beth Johnson. Maternal great-
grandparents are Clarence and Lucille Summerfield, R.C. Brooks and the late Ben Johnson and Bonnie Erwin.
Hinkle, employed by the U.S. Navy, is the son of Raymond and Lisa Hinkle. Paternal great-grandparents are Ida Pearl Davidson and the Late Leonard Hinkle and Andy Staggs.
SIKESTON - Melissa Blissett is the mother of her first child, a daughter, born at 9:02 a.m. May 26, 2005. Alivia Denise Blissett arrived weighing 6 pounds, 14 ounces and was 19.5 inches long.
Blissett, daughter of B.J. and Dorothy Blissett, is a server at Applebee's.
SIKESTON - Aaron and Heather Lawrence are the parents of their second child, first daughter, born at 1:17 p.m. May 27, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Ahnna Grace Lawrence weighed 8 pounds, 14 ounces, and was 20.5 inches long.
Maternal grandparents are Donna and Glen Alexander.
Paternal grandparents are Tim Lawrence and Herman and Gaye Grimes.
PORTAGEVILLE - Kimberly Meador and David Novak are the parents of their second child, second daughter, born at 9:53 a.m. May 27, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Hailey Alyne Novak weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces, and was 19.75 inches long.
Meador is the daughter of Sheila and Billy Meador.
Novak, a welder, is the son of Kathy Maness and Gary Novak.
SIKESTON - Rita Hughes is the mother of her second child, both sons, born May 28, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Jamondra Tyrone Hughes weighed 5 pounds, 13 ounces, and was 19.5 inches long.
Maternal grandparents are Bobby Whitney and Carrie Wiley.