CHARLESTON - Carrie Madison Tatum is the mother of her first child, a daughter, born July 14, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Aunesti Dezarae Tatum weighed 6 pounds, 5 ounces, and was 18.5 inches long.
Grandparents are Shiela and William Groves and Harold and Laura Tatum. Great-grandparents are Jerry and Martha Knupp, Polly Parham and the late Harold Tatum. Great-great-grandfather is James Tatum.
BLODGETT - Edie and John Watkins are the parents of their sixth child, fourth daughter, born at 4:43 a.m. July 14, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center's Family BirthPlace in Cape Girardeau. Maegan Kimberley Watkins weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces, and was 19.75 inches long.
Maternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Ed Jolley of Morley and Mr. and Mrs. John Martin of Sikeston.
Paternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Watkins of Sikeston and Mr. and Mrs. George Puddy of Tracy, Calif.