BENTON - Marisela Mariea Cruz and Terry Lee Ervin are the parents of their first child, a son, born at 9:55 p.m. Sept. 12, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Terry Lee Ervin Jr. weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces and was 21-inches long.
Maternal grandparents are Steve and Kathy Cruz of Benton.
Ervin, son of Lawrence Ervin and Sue Bond of Benton, is a service technician for Mid South Steel Products.
SIKESTON - Terrance William Lamar and Shontasha Shilone Cranford are the parents of their first child, a son, born at 1 p.m. Sept. 12, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Terrance William Lamar Cranford Jr. weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and was 19 1/2-inches long.
Mrs. Cranford is the daughter of Monroe Scott and Mae Lou Scott.
Cranford, son of Marvelle Cranford, Judith Tombs and Carolyn Cranford is a supervisor with Cranford Truck Service.