MARTHASVILLE - Jennifer and David Beaird are the parents of a son, born at 2:53 p.m. March 1, 2003, at St. John's Mercy Hospital in St. Louis. Gavin Chase Beaird weighed 5 pounds, 9 ounces and was 18-inches long.
The former Jennifer Omes, Mrs. Beaird is the daughter of Kathy Omes Klementowski of New York and the late Joseph Omes. She is employed by the Bank of Franklin County.
Beaird, son of Carroll and Wilda Beaird of Sikeston, is employed by the Missouri Department of Conservation.
BILOXI, Miss. - Staff Sgt. Robert and Rebekkah Underwood are the parents of their first child, a son, born March 10, 2003, at the Keesler Medical Center in Biloxi. Gayge Underwood weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces and was 20-inches long.
Mrs. Underwood is the former Rebekkah King, daughter of Janet and Jim Miller of Sikeston, Mo.
Underwood is the son of Rusty and Tammy Underwood of Scott City, Mo.
BENTON - David and Miranda Backfisch are the parents of their first child, a daughter, born at 9:30 p.m. March 13, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Breanna Maria Backfisch weighed 5 pounds, 9 ounces and was 17-inches long.
Mrs. Backfisch, daughter of Steve Cruz and Cathie Cruz, is a caregiver for Comfort Keepers.
Backfisch, son of Harold Backfisch and Brenda Backfisch, is a truck driver for J.B. Hunt.