Births 11/26/03

Wednesday, November 26, 2003

Grojean

Son to Joseph and Heather Grojean of Maumelle, Ark., St. Vincent's Hospital in Little Rock, Ark., 11:27 a.m. Monday, Oct. 20, 2003. Name, Blake Arthur Reese. Weight, 7 pounds 4 ounces. Second child, first son. Mrs. Grojean is the former Heather Oxley, daughter of Evelyn Oxley of Jackson, and the late Terry Oxley. She is employed at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arkansas. Grojean is the son of Faye Powell of Maumelle and Dale Fort of Paragould, Ark. He is employed by Navigator Communications.

Below

Daughter to Allen Claude and Jenny Rebecca Below of Dexter, Mo., St. Francis Medical Center, 8:45 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2003. Name, Molly Caroline. Weight, 5 pounds 8 ounces. Second daughter. Mrs. Below is the former Jenny Keller, daughter of Rex and Donna Keller and Judy Duckworth, all of Dexter. She is employed at Stoddard County Cotton Co. Below is the son of Karen Keasler of Parma, Mo., and Sam Below of Delta. He is a self-employed farmer.

Simmons

Daughter to Clinton Harold and Karyn Ann Simmons of Cape Girardeau, St. Francis Medical Center, 10:12 a.m. Friday, Nov. 14, 2003. Name, Ashley Denea. Weight, 5 pounds 3 ounces. First child. Mrs. Simmons is the former Karyn Beattie, daughter of Jim Beattie of Jackson and Judy Beattie-Hicks of Cape Girardeau. She is employed at Heil Beauty Systems. Simmons is the son of Ken and Carol Simmons of Jackson. He is employed at Motorcycle Stuff of Missouri.

Wright

Daughter to Jason Everett and Dana DeLise Wright of Scott City, St. Francis Medical Center, 3:29 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20, 2003. Name, Britney Elizabeth. Weight, 7 pounds 5 ounces. Third child, first daughter. Mrs. Wright is the former Dana Ward, daughter of Marshall Ward of Scott City and Frank and Trellis Bain of Dexter, Mo. Wright is the son of Connie Easton of Jackson, Tenn., and the late Donnie Wright of Chester, Ill. He is employed at Spartech Polycom.

Matlock

Son to Gary Wayne and Laura Jean Matlock Jr. of Jackson, St. Francis Medical Center, 5:18 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20, 2003. Name, Connor James. Weight, 8 pounds 14 ounces. Third child, first son. Mrs. Matlock is the former Laura Nance, daughter of Michael and Deborah Nance of Cape Girardeau. She is a teacher at Sikeston Middle School. Matlock is the son of Gary and Patricia Matlock Sr. of Gordonville. He is a field operator at BioKyowa Inc.

Schlimpert

Son to Bruce Allen and Christi Marie Schlimpert of Perryville, Mo., St. Francis Medical Center, 4:08 a.m. Friday, Nov. 21, 2003. Name, Dillon Allen. Weight, 6 pounds 10 ounces. Mrs. Schlimpert is the former Christi Loepker, daughter of Wendell and Lucille Loepker of Breese, Ill. She is a physical therapist assistant at St. Francis. Schlimpert is the son of Milton and Mary Schlimpert of Altenburg, Mo. He is an electrician with U.S. Electric.

Criddle

Son to Jeffrey Steven and Angela Dawn Criddle of Millersville, St. Francis Medical Center, 10:10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 21, 2003. Name, Robert James. Weight, 6 pounds 8 ounces. Mrs. Criddle is the former Angela Wibbenmeyer, daughter of Bob and Patty Wibbenmeyer of Perryville, Mo. She is employed at Kelsen Gallery. Criddle is the son of Jim and Kathy Criddle of Millersville. He is employed at Procter & Gamble.