MATTHEWS - Debra and Rodney Dunlap are the parents of their third child, second son, born at 8:37 p.m. Sept. 30, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Elijah Paul Dunlap weighed 8 pounds, 1 ounce, and was 20 inches long.
Maternal grandparents are John and Susan Beardsley of Sikeston.
Dunlap, son of Howard and Thelma Dunlap, is employed with Matthews Missionary Baptist Church.
EAST PRAIRIE - Kathryn Kirby and Bryan Ditto are the parents of their first child, a daughter, born at 3:53 p.m. Sept. 28, 2005, at Saint Francis Family BirthPlace in Cape Girardeau. Brynlea Hope Ditto weighed 8 pounds, 9 ounces, and was 20.5 inches long.
Maternal grandparents are Melissa Johnston and Ernie Kirby of East Prairie.
Paternal grandparents are Billy and Carla Ditto of Mayfield, Ky., and Freddie Ditto of East Prairie.
MORLEY - Bethany and Gary Lee Mize Jr. are the parents of their first child, a son, born at 6:46 p.m. Sept. 30, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Elisha "Zavior" Izak Mize weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces, and was 19 inches long.
The daughter of Ray and Pam Massey of Sikeston, Mrs. Mize is employed as a social service worker for Stoddard County Missouri Children's Division.
Mize, son of Leah Mize of Poplar Bluff and Gary Mize Sr. of Morley, is a teacher at Scott County Central School.
EAST PRAIRIE - Deena and Billy Jackson are the parents of their third child, first son, born at 1:38 p.m. Oct. 1, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Luke Allen Jackson weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces, and was 20.5 inches long.
Maternal grandparents are Vivian Ward of East Prairie and the late Donald and Deborah Smith.
Paternal grandparents are Russell and Allene Jackson of East Prairie.