Births 9/30/06

Saturday, September 30, 2006


Son to Johnnie Paul and Traci Dawn Shands of Oran, Mo., Southeast Missouri Hospital, 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 16, 2006. Name, Colin James. Weight, 7 pounds, 7 1/2 ounces. Third son. Mrs. Shands is the former Traci Patterson, daughter of Sandra Patterson of Oran, and the late Leon Patterson. She is an occupational health nurse at Rubbermaid. Shands is the son of Pauline Shands of East Prairie, Mo., and the late James Shands. He is a maintenance worker at Steward Steel Inc. in Sikeston, Mo.


Son to Jeromey Nathan and Amy Marie Sitton of Thebes, Ill., Southeast Missouri Hospital, 5 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 17, 2006. Name, Elijah Nathan. Weight, 8 pounds, 12 ounces. Second child, first son. Mrs. Sitton is the former Amy Shafer, daughter of Terry Shafer of Thebes and Jim and Rose Shafer of Jackson. She is an English teacher at Egyptian High School. Sitton is the son of Sherma Boner and Rodney and Betsy Sitton of Jonesboro, Ill. He is a lineman with AmerenUE.


Daughter to Kirt M. and Jennifer M. Ruehling of Old Appleton, Mo., Southeast Missouri Hospital, 7:48 a.m. Monday, Sept. 18, 2006. Name, Madyson Marie. Weight, 6 pounds, 1 ounce. Second child, first daughter. Mrs. Ruehling is the former Jennifer Pingel, daughter of Vickie and Bill Morice and Carl Pingel of Perryville, Mo. She is employed at the Jeffrey P. Dix Law Firm. Ruehling is the son of Vickie and Keith Dreyer of Frohna, Mo., and the late Larry Ruehling. He is employed at Semco Distributing Inc.


Son to Cliff Charles and Theresa Louise Peda of Jackson, Saint Francis Medical Center, 8:14 a.m. Monday, Sept. 18, 2006. Name, Dawson Charles. Weight, 5 pounds, 11 ounces. Third child, second son. Mrs. Peda is the former Theresa Munson, daughter of Thomas and Linda Munson of Atlanta, Ga. She is a student. Peda is the son of Barbara Peda of Valdosta, Ga., and the late Robert Peda. He is a physician with Cape Anesthesia Inc.


Son to Douglas Ray Long and Courtney Renae Crisler of Tamms, Ill., Saint Francis Medical Center, 5:16 p.m. Monday, Sept. 18, 2006. Name, Elye Douglas. Weight, 7 pounds, 8 ounces. Third child, second son. Ms. Crisler is the daughter of Teresa Crisler of Tamms. Long is lead engineer at ACBL.


Daughter to Laura Ann Simmons of Cape Girardeau, Southeast Missouri Hospital, 7:10 p.m. Monday, Sept. 18, 2006. Name, Gabriella Machille. Weight, 8 pounds, 4 ounces. Second daughter. Ms. Simmons is the daughter of Della and Willie Douglas of Cape Girardeau.


Daughter to Travis James Williamson and Le'Andrea Antwainette McCray of Cape Girardeau, Saint Francis Medical Center, 2:58 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2006. Name, La'Kera Ashiya. Weight, 6 pounds, 13 ounces. First child. Ms. McCray is the daughter of Essie McCray of Jackson and Keith Wilson of Chicago. She is a CNA at the Lutheran Home. Williamson is the son of Patricia Williamson and J.J. Williamson of Cape Girardeau. He is a barber.


Daughter to Jimmie R. Britt and Kristy M. Swain of Cape Girardeau, Southeast Missouri Hospital, 12:17 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2006. Name, Chariti Elizabeth-Bailey. Weight, 7 pounds, 14 ounces. Third daughter. Ms. Swain is the former Kristy Kelley, daughter of Patty and Pete Tanner of Delta. Britt is the son of Lawanda and David Overall of Delta. He is employed by Obie and Pete's Solid Waste.


Daughter to Edna James Gates of Cape Girardeau, Saint Francis Medical Center, 1:06 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2006. Name, Annoreya Felicity. Weight, 7 pounds. Fifth child, third daughter. Ms. Gates is the daughter of Cassandra Johnson of Howardville, Mo.


Son to Robert Allen and Tonya Kay Coleman of Ste. Genevieve, Mo., Saint Francis Medical Center, 10:12 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, 2006. Name, Shay Robert. Weight, 7 pounds, 6 ounces. Fourth son. Mrs. Coleman is the former Tonya Green, daughter of James and Kathy Green of Sedgewickville, Mo. She is a teacher with Cape Girardeau School District. Coleman is the son of Linda Coleman of DeSoto, Mo., and Edward and Liz Coleman of Union, Mo. He is a teacher with Ste. Genevieve School District.


Son to Ashley Leanne McCann and Michael Shawn Wagner of Morley, Mo., Saint Francis Medical Center, 2:45 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, 2006. Name, Lucas Cameron. Weight, 4 pounds, 1 1/2 ounces. Ms. McCann is the daughter of Annette McCann of Morley, and the late Charles McCann. She is employed at Olive Garden. Wagner is the son of Willis and Donna Wagner of Cape Girardeau. He is employed at Blattner Steel.


Son to Mark A. Williams and Lynette L. Pittman of Cape Girardeau, Saint Francis Medical Center, 1:08 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22, 2006. Name, Bryce Evan. Weight, 5 pounds, 14 ounces. Ms. Pittman is the daughter of George and Nomia Pittman of Sikeston, Mo. She is a nurse at Saint Francis. Williams is the son of Linda Clark of Cairo, Ill. He is a PMC operator at Good Humor-Breyers.


Son to Nicolas Ryan Moore and Kayla Amanda Castulik of Marble Hill, Mo., Saint Francis Medical Center, 11:59 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 24, 2006. Name, Nicolas Ryan Jr. Weight, 7 pounds, 7 ounces. Third child, first son. Ms. Castulik is the daughter of Melody and Marvin Eldridge of Marble Hill and Jody and Tammy Wilfong of Whitewater. Moore is the son of Dava and Rick Knotts of Marble Hill and Tom Moore of Oak Ridge. He is a logger.


Son to Timothy Dale and Nicole Marie Biggerstaff of Zalma, Mo., Saint Francis Medical Center, 8:02 a.m. Monday, Sept. 25, 2006. Name, Marcus Jerome. Weight, 7 pounds, 12 ounces. Third son. Mrs. Biggerstaff is the former Nicole Zook, daughter of Jerry and Linda Zook of Zalma. Mr. and Mrs. Biggerstaff are employed at McDonald's. He is the son of Karan Biggerstaff of Cape Girardeau, and Sanford Ladwig.