SIKESTON - Brenda Brewer and Freeman Hickman Jr. are the parents of their first child, a daughter, born at 2:41 a.m. Nov. 6, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Sarah Elizabeth Hickman weighed 6 pounds and was 19.5 inches long.
Maternal grandparents are James and Rebecca Brewer.
Hickman, son of Gwen Hickman and the late Freeman Hickman Sr., is employed with Dollins Construction.
MATTHEWS - Crystal Burleson and Adam Gadberry are the parents of their second child, first son, born at 2:13 a.m. Nov. 6, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Cody Anthony Grant Gadberry weighed 5 pounds, 15 ounces, and was 18.5 inches long.
Maternal grandparents are Paula and Curtis Burleson of Matthews.
Paternal grandparents are Gary Irvin of LaForge and Veronica Dial of Columbia.
BERTRAND - James Paul and Michelle Burton are the parents of their fifth child, third daughter, born at 7:28 p.m. Nov. 6, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Kaitlyn Nevaeh Paul weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces, and was 21 inches long.
Maternal grandparents are Edgar Joe Goodwin and Glenda Jean Ledbetter.
Paternal grandparents are Anna Little and James H. Paul Sr.
EAST PRAIRIE - Jacque Kirby is the mother of her first child, a daughter, born at 4:54 p.m. Nov. 7, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center's Family BirthPlace. Alexandria Eloyce Kirby weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces, and was 21 inches long.
Grandparents are Missy Johnston and Earnie Kirby of East Prairie.
PORTAGEVILLE - Sumar and James Stafford are the parents of their second child, second daughter, born at 6 p.m. Nov. 8, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Bethany Ann "Beth Ann" Stafford weighed 6 pounds, 7 ounces, and was 18.5 inches long.
Mrs. Stafford, daughter of Billy and Judy Fisher of Portageville and LaDonna Whitley of Portageville, is employed with Portageville School District.
Stafford, son of Pansy Stafford of Portageville and the late Jim Stafford, is employed with Stafford's Furniture.