SIKESTON - Starkeysha Banks and Otis Johnson are the parents of their first child, a daughter, born June 4, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Zy'Tiona Gabbrelle Johnson weighed 6 pounds, 1 ounce and was 17 3/4-inches long.
Maternal grandparents are Abigail Smith and Larry Beasley.
Paternal grandparents are Sheila Cannon and Otis Cannon.
LILBOURN - Stephen K. and Vicky L. Dowdy are the parents of their fourth child, second daughter, born at 7:32 a.m. June 4, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Bethany Grace Dowdy weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces and was 19-inches long.
Mrs. Dowdy is the former Vicky Mays, daughter of Herbert and Christine Mays of Lilbourn.
Dowdy, son of the late Larry Dowdy and Bettie Dowdy, is employed by Ellsworth Trucking in Portageville.
SIKESTON - David Regan and LoRetta Ailene Franklin Sr., are the parents of their second child, first daughter, born at 7:42 a.m. June 5, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. KD Ailene Franklin weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces and was 20-inches long.
The former LoRetta Saulsbery, Mrs. Franklin is the daughter of Pearl and Betty Saulsbery of Sikeston. She is employed by Good Humor-Breyers.
Franklin, son of Wayne and Jean Parton of Burden, Kan., and Tommy Lee Franklin of Charleston, is employed by Atlas Cold Storage.
NEW MADRID - Cassandra Resonno is the mother of her third child, first daughter, born at 8:14 a.m. June 6, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Jada Mone Resonno weighed 6 pounds and was 19-inches long.
NEW MADRID - Kathy Ann Blanchette is the mother of her third child, first son, born at 12:03 p.m. June 6, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Seth Austin Blanchette weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces and was 20-inches long.
Grandparents are Kathy Simmons and Tom Simmons.