SIKESTON - Eddie and Cynthia Freeland are the parents of their first child, a son, born at 4:46 p.m. May 13, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Edward Lee Freeland III weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces and was 18 1/2-inches long.
Mrs. Freeland, daughter of Stuart and Carla Marsh, is employed by Lowe's Home Improvement.
Freeland, son of Ed and Teresa Freeland, is employed by Dave's Security Locksmith.
PADUCAH, Ky. - Chuck and Ann Simpson are the parents of a daughter, Katherine Elizabeth Simpson, born April 26, 2004, in Paducah.
Mrs. Simpson is the former Ann Ponder, daughter of Jim and Sarah Ponder of Charleston, Mo., and Bob and Lorraine Simpson of Sikeston, Mo. Great Grandparents are P.J. and Evelyn Ponder of Sikeston.
POPLAR BLUFF - Jared and Stacey Stark are the parents of their first child, a son, born at 10:13 p.m. May 11, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Miles William Stark weighed 5 pounds, 9 ounces and was 19-inches long.
Mrs. Stark, daughter of Greg Stark and Kelly Stark, is a registered nurse.
Stark, son of Tina and Mark Dannenmueller and John and Kathy Vaught is an emergency medical technician.
HOWARDVILLE - Annie Shannon and Evon Martin are the parents of their third child, first son, born at 10:01 a.m. May 11, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. DeAdren Tyrell Martin weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces.
Maternal grandparents are Evelyn Shannon and Oscar Shannon.
Paternal grandparents are Ethel Martin and Roosavelt Martin.
SIKESTON - Karen Mays and Jim Turner are the parents of their first child, a daughter, born at 3:18 p.m. May 12, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Jillian Audie Turner weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces and was 18-inches long.
Turner is employed by Noranda Aluminum.