SIKESTON - Madonna Duawne Adamson is the mother of her first child, a daughter, born Jan. 28, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Aaleah Jade Adamson weighed 6 pounds, 6 ounces and was 18 3/4-inches long.
Adamson, daughter of Kimberly Lynn Ray and Oran Lester Adamson and stepdaughter of Todd Christopher Ray, is employed at the Miner Nursing Center.
SIKESTON - Melissa Smith and Chris Starnes are the parents of their fourth child, second son, born at 12:44 a.m. Jan. 29, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Tyler Wade Starnes weighed 5 pounds, 14 ounces and was 18 1/2-inches long.
Maternal grandparents are Virginia Howell of East Prairie and Donald Smith of Wolf Island.
Starnes, son of Elvis Starnes of Florida and Julie Starnes of Nebraska, is a roofer.
SIKESTON - Justin Keith and Brandy Monique Bonham are the parents of their first child, a daughter, born at 5:52 p.m. Jan. 29, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Bailey Anne Bonham weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces and was 18 3/4-inches long.
Mrs. Bonham, daughter of Dorothy and Ken Butler, is a surgical technician.
Bonham, son of Suzanne and Keith Bonham, is a radiology technician.
CAPE GIRARDEAU - James Edward and Lori Ann Laramore are the parents of their third child, second daughter, born at 4:07 p.m. Jan. 29, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Grace Charlotte Laramore weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces and was 20-inches long.
The former Lori Stonecipher, Mrs. Laramore is the daughter of Harlan Loafman of Holcomb, Allan and Phyllis Stonecipher of Sikeston and the late Charlotte Loafman.
Laramore, son of Brad and Sandy Emerson of Kennett and the late Larry Laramore, is an attorney with Bradshaw, Steele, Cochrane and Berens.
SIKESTON - Pamela Tillman and Treever Tatum are the parents of their first child, a daughter, born at 5:31 a.m. Jan. 30, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Savannah Marie Tatum weighed 5 pounds, 8 ounces and was 18-inches long.
Tillman, daughter of Tina and William Eberley, is employed by the Miner Nursing Center.
Tatum is the son of Mike and Gloria Tatum and Deanna and Larry Western.
EAST PRAIRIE - Sumnar Strayhorn and Ronald Ward are the parents of their first child, a daughter, born at 4:47 p.m. Jan. 30, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Akiyah Heaven Laretta Ward weighed 8 pounds, 1 ounce and was 20-inches long.
Maternal grandparents are Robert Strayhorn and Stephanie Peete.
Paternal grandparents are Angela Lane and Ronald Ward Sr.
Maternal great-grandparents are Veda Strayhorn and Roy Strayhorn.
SCOTT CITY - Jennita Vernae Hillis and Jimmy Lynn Simms are the parents of their first child, a son, born at 1:24 a.m. Jan. 30, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Preston Lynn Simms weighed 8 pounds and was 22-inches long.
Maternal grandparents are Faye and Harvey Spencer Jr. of Canalou and Alvin G. Koeller of Florence.
Paternal grandparents are Zeta Simms of Chaffee and the late Kathryn Wanner and Russell Simms.
BLOOMFIELD - Bobby Ray and Stephanie Marie Joiner Jr. are the parents of their third daughter, born at 2:05 a.m. Jan. 31, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau.
Cheyanne Marie Joiner weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and was 20 1/2-inches long.
Mrs. Joiner, daughter of Manuel Pessina of Marana, Ariz., and Marlien Berry of Rector, Ark., is employed by Arvin Meritor in Dexter.