SIKESTON -- Leslie Bryant and Marcus Pearson are the parents of their second daughter born at 12:41 p.m. April 13, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Kyla Renae Pearson weighed 6 pounds, 6 ounces and was 19 inches long. Bryant is the daughter of Ricky and Sharon Bryant of Crowder.
Pearson is the son of Resa Haynes of Warrensburg and is employed in flooring.
SIKESTON - Jack and Stephanie Breeden are the parents of their third child, second son, born April 15, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Hunter Wade Breeden weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces and was 19 3/4-inches long.
Mrs. Breeden, daughter of Benny and Sue Newton, is a sales representative for the Western Southern Financial Group.
Breeden is self-employed.
CHARLESTON -- Christy Jackson and Keane Atkins are the parents of their first child, a son, born at 11:02 p.m. April 16, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Jaden LaTrell Jackson weighed 5 pounds, 5 ounces, and was 18 inches long.
Jackson is the daughter of Ella Jackson and Joseph Elardi and works as a dietary aide.
Atkins works as a crane operator and laborer. He is the son of Leroy Reed and Annie Reed.
SCOTT CITY -- John Scott and Tamara Rlaine Chronister are the parents of their first child, a daughter, born at 6 a.m. April 16, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Emilia Anne Chronister weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces and was 20 inches long.
The former Tamara Thompson works at Simply A Dollar and is the daughter of Joe LeClair of Kirksville and Barbara Thompson of Kirksville.
Chronister, son of Mark and Karen Chronister of Sikeston, is employed by Walgreens.
Anniston - Scott Essary and Amanda Mallette are the parents of their first child, a daughter, born at 4:47 a.m. April 18, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Allison Nicole Essary weighed 6 pounds, 10 ounces and was 19.5 inches long.
Mallette is the daughter of Faith Owen and Mark Mallette.
Essary is the son of Kenny Essary and Melissa Morris.