Son to Sidney Don and Lana Jean Atkins of Chaffee, Mo., Southeast Missouri Hospital, 10:01 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, 2003. Name, Peyton Cook. Weight, 8 pounds 2 ounces. First child. Mrs. Atkins is the former Lana Cook, daughter of Larry and Janet Cook of Whitewater. She is a speech/language pathologist at Scott County Central Schools. Atkins is the son of Jack and Bernice Atkins of Chaffee and Sid and Angie Whittington of Memphis, Tenn. He is a family and consumer science teacher at Sikeston Public Schools.
Son to David Wayne and Tori April Mirly of Jackson, Southeast Missouri Hospital, 4:05 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, 2003. Name, Luke David. Weight, 7 pounds 10 ounces. Mrs. Mirly is the former Tori Allen, daughter of Tom and Tandra Allen of Jackson. She is a teacher at R.O. Hawkins Junior High School in Jackson. Mirly is the son of Kenny and Joann Mirly of New Wells. He is a teacher and coach at Chaffee High School in Chaffee, Mo.
Daughter to Dean Alan and Christine Marie Spurlock of Sikeston, Mo., Southeast Missouri Hospital, 12:12 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 26, 2003. Name, Julia Clare. Weight, 7 pounds 9 ounces. First child. Mrs. Spurlock is the former Christine Schwendemann, daughter of Ann Schwendemann of Portageville, Mo., and the late Robert Schwendemann. She is a high school business teacher at Sikeston Career and Technology Center. Spurlock is the son of Leonard Spurlock and Mary Ann Spurlock of Sikeston. He is a sales executive at Duckett Truck Center in Sikeston.
Son to Juan M. and Lisa Ann Ruiz of Old Appleton, Mo., Southeast Missouri Hospital, 11:24 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 26, 2003. Name, Jacob Drew. Weight, 7 pounds 14 ounces. Second child, first son. Mrs. Ruiz is the former Lisa Schumer, daughter of Russell and Pat Schumer of Old Appleton. Mr. and Mrs. Ruiz are employed at Quality Packaging Inc. He is the son of Philipie and Carmen Ruiz of Mexico.
Daughter to Terry Anthony and Ashley Jean Evans of Cape Girardeau, Southeast Missouri Hospital, 9:01 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 26, 2003. Name, Rianna Renee. Weight, 6 pounds 8 1/2 ounces. Ms. Evans is the daughter of Michelle Evans of Cape Girardeau and James Evans of Farmington, Mo. Anthony is the son of Beatrice Anthony and Cliffton Anthony of Kennett, Mo.
Son to Michael Ray and Teresa L. Cohen of Sikeston, Mo., Southeast Missouri Hospital, 10:51 a.m. Monday, Jan. 27, 2003. Name, Nicholas Jacob. Weight, 8 pounds 8 ounces. Second son. Mrs. Cohen is the former Teresa Finley, daughter of Cindy and Terry Cole of Sikeston and Donnie and Sandra Finley of Cave City. She is employed at Cole Insurance. Cohen is the son of Benny Cohen and the late Faye Cohen. He is employed at B&J Enterprises.
Daughter to Jason Thomas and Angela Lynn Comegus of St. Louis, Southeast Missouri Hospital, 1:10 p.m. Monday, Jan. 27, 2003. Name, Julia Marie. Weight, 6 pounds. Third child, second daughter. Mrs. Comegus is the former Angela Bollinger, daughter of Mike Bollinger and Jody Werner of Jackson. She is a nurse at Regional Primary Care. Comegus is the son of Thomas Comegus and Mary Ann Comegus of St. Louis. He is general manager at Ruby Tuesday in St. Louis.
Son to Brian Glen and Laura Lee James of Scott City, Southeast Missouri Hospital, 10:01 p.m. Monday, Jan. 27, 2003. Name, Jonah Scott. Weight, 3 pounds 7 ounces. Third son. Mrs. James is the former Laura Wilmarth, daughter of George and Melba Wilmarth of Cape Girardeau. James is the son of Bonnie and Howard McKinnon of Union, Mo., and Junior James of Marble Hill, Mo. He is serving in the Missouri National Guard.
Son to Ronald Wayne and Lisa Mae Blackburn of Sikeston, Mo., Southeast Missouri Hospital, 11:04 p.m. Monday, Jan. 27, 2003. Name, Ian Jacob. Weight, 8 pounds 5 ounces. Third child, second son. Mrs. Blackburn is the former Lisa Johnson, daughter of Dan and Jewelene Hatterman of Alton, Mo., and Garlin and Shelby Johnson of Wappapello, Mo. She is employed in the pharmacy at Wal-Mart in Sikeston. Blackburn is the son of Don and Kay Blackburn of Sikeston. He is employed by Ameripride Linen.
Daughter to Billy Ray and Mary Kay Thurlkill II of Fenton, Mo., St. Luke's Hospital in Chesterfield, Mo., 3:38 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2003. Name, Tessa Naomi. Weight, 7 pounds 11 ounces. First child. Mrs. Thurlkill is the former Mary Kay Richards, daughter of Allen and Eva Richards of Benton, Mo. She is a manager with SBC. Thurlkill is the son of Bill and Sally Thurlkill of Cape Girardeau. He is a manager with Sodexho.
Son to William T. and Roselyn LaVette Harris of Cape Girardeau, St. Francis Medical Center, 7:32 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2003. Name, Darius Marteese. Weight, 6 pounds 14 ounces. Third child, second son. Mrs. Harris is the former Roselyn Robinson, daughter of Alice Nelson of Cape Girardeau and Luke and Janette Robinson of Kennett, Mo. She is employed at Rapco International. Harris is the son of Fred and Willene Harris of Cape Girardeau. He is a sales associate at JCPenney.
Son to Timothy Joseph and Megan Marie Boyer of Cape Girardeau, Southeast Missouri Hospital, 11:37 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2003. Name, Curtis Joseph. Weight, 9 pounds 12 ounces. Mrs. Boyer is the former Megan Kastner, daughter of Roland Kastner of Morton, Ill. Boyer is the son of Ed and Pat Boyer of DeSoto, Mo. He is area sales manager with Pepsi MidAmerica.
Son to Alan and Allison Bond of Charlotte, N.C., Presbyterian Hospital in Charlotte, 11:01 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2003. Name, Aidan Thomas. Weight, 7 pounds 2 ounces. Second child, first son. Mrs. Bond is the former Allison Begley, daughter of Terry and Carolyn Begley of Cape Girardeau. Bond is the son of Melvin Bond of Kansas City, Mo., and the late Mrs. Bond. He is a consultant at Seurat Co. in Charlotte.
Daughter to Craig D. and Debbie Ann Hayden of Friedheim, Southeast Missouri Hospital, 3:37 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2003. Name, Annie Theresa. Weight, 6 pounds 2 ounces. Second daughter. Mrs. Hayden is the former Debbie Hoehn, daughter of Doris Hoehn of Perryville, Mo., and the late Kenneth Hoehn. She is an occupational therapist at Kenny Rogers Cerebral Palsy Center in Sikeston, Mo. Hayden is the son of Ruth Hayden of Perryville, and the late Harold Hayden. He is a teacher and coach at St. Vincent's High School in Perryville.
Daughter to Jeffrey L. and Pamela S. Scott of Marble Hill, Mo., Southeast Missouri Hospital, 6:59 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2003. Name, Emma Suzanne. Weight, 6 pounds 5 ounces. Second daughter. Mrs. Scott is the former Pamela Burroughs, daughter of Larry and Ruth Burroughs of Frohna, Mo. She is a teacher at R.O. Hawkins Junior High School in Jackson. Scott is the son of Lewis and Pat Scott of Risco, Mo. He is an officer with Missouri Department of Conservation.