Births 8/16/03

Saturday, August 16, 2003


Son to Charles A. Oldham and Emily E. Wipfler of Florissant, Mo., St. John's Mercy Hospital in St. Louis, 7:45 p.m. Wednesday, July 23, 2003. Name, Gavin Thomas. Weight, 7 pounds 12 ounces. Ms. Wipfler is the daughter of Charles and Susie Wipfler of Scott City. She is a server at Cracker Barrel. Oldham is the son of Jimmy and Verla Oldham of Oak Ridge. He is a cement mason.


Son to James C. and Beverly Schneider of Great Falls, Mont., Benefis Hospital, Sunday, Aug. 10, 2003. Name, August Cooley. Weight, 6 pounds 13 ounces. Third child, second son. Mrs. Schneider is the daughter of Wally and Ann Rauser of Tosten, Mont. She is a JAG officer with the U.S. Air Force at Maelstrom Air Force Base. Schneider is the son of John and Loretta Schneider of Cape Girardeau. He is a major in the U.S. Army Reserve, and owner of Rocky Mountain Hi-Fi in Great Falls.


Daughter to Mark Kenneth and Julie Dawn James of Jackson, Southeast Missouri Hospital, 1:23 p.m. Monday, Aug. 11, 2003. Name, Gracen Claudia. Weight, 7 pounds 4 ounces. Second daughter. Mrs. James is the former Julie Morris, daughter of Tom Morris and Esther Morris of Jackson. She is a manager at Walgreen Drug Store. James is the son of Robert James and Marie James of Cape Girardeau. He is employed by MidAmerica Hotels Corp.


Son to Todd Edward and Tammy Marie Peters of Marble Hill, Mo., Southeast Missouri Hospital, 8:29 p.m. Monday, Aug. 11, 2003. Name, Luke Edward. Weight, 7 pounds 6 ounces. Second child, first son. Mrs. Peters is the former Tammy Bowman, daughter of Bob and Ellen Bowman of Cape Girardeau. Peters is the son of Carl and Marcella Peters of Marble Hill. He is a mechanic at Baker Implement Co.


Son to Thomas L. and Katherine L. Childers of Burfordville, Southeast Missouri Hospital, 5:19 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2003. Name, Cooper Travis. Weight, 8 pounds 15.9 ounces. Fourth son. Mrs. Childers is the former Katherine Schultz, daughter of Bob and Charlotte Schultz of Anna, Ill. Childers is the son of Bill and Connie Childers of Mount Pleasant, Ill. He is employed by Dutch Enterprises Inc.


Daughter to Ronnie Christopher and Paula Renea Cook of Scott City, Southeast Missouri Hospital, 9:35 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2003. Name, Alyvia Lea. Weight, 7 pounds 2 ounces. Third child, second daughter. Mrs. Cook is the former Paula Moss, daughter of Don and Pam Spurlock of Scott City. Cook is the son of Kenny and Jackie Eftink of Jackson.