Births 3/26/04

Friday, March 26, 2004

Hammontree

Son to Tom Wayne and Meredith Lee Hammontree of Cape Girardeau, Southeast Missouri Hospital, 3:22 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2004. Name, Hunter Thomas. Weight, 7 pounds 3 1/2 ounces. Second child, first son. Mrs. Hammontree is the former Meredith Surman, daughter of Paul and Trish Brown of Cape Girardeau and Bill and Vicky Surman of Houston, Texas. Hammontree is the son of Butch and Doris Hammontree of Cape Girardeau. He is a plumber with Dutch Enterprises, and is currently deployed with Missouri Army National Guard.

Catella

Daughter to Manfredi Catella and Kelly Russell-Catella of Milan, Italy, Casa di Cura, S. Pio X Hospital, Monday, March 15, 2004. Name, Sofia Cleopatra Ludovica. Weight, 6 pounds. Mrs. Russell-Catella is the daughter of Keith and Margaret Russell of Cape Girardeau. Catella is the son of Riccardo and Alida Catella of Milan.

Benton

Son to Jarrett C. and Chastidy J. Benton of Jackson, Southeast Missouri Hospital, 10:43 p.m. Tuesday, March 16, 2004. Name, Brock Lewis. Weight, 6 pounds 4 ounces. Second son. Mrs. Benton is the former Chastidy Francis, daughter of Lewis and Kathy Francis of Jackson. She is service coordinator with First Steps for Department of Mental Health. Benton is the son of Bruce and Alice Benton of Jackson. He is a letter carrier with U.S. Postal Service.

Smith

Son to Mandy Marie Smith and Benjamin Franklin Breeze of Advance, Mo., St. Francis Medical Center, 11:50 a.m. Wednesday, March 17, 2004. Name, Blake Robert. Weight, 7 pounds 11 1/2 ounces. Second son. Ms. Smith is a certified nurse assistant at Advance Nursing Center.

Laird

Daughter to Timothy Adam and Ashley Ann Laird of Cape Girardeau, St. Francis Medical Center, 4:27 p.m. Wednesday, March 17, 2004. Name, Macy Rene. Weight, 7 pounds 11 1/2/ ounces. Second child, first daughter. Mrs. Laird is the former Ashley Rose, daughter of Julia Rose and Wayne Rose of Mounds, Ill. She is a third grade teacher. Laird is the son of Esther Laird of Cairo, Ill. He is a construction worker.

Riley

Daughter to John Scott and Laura Deanne Riley of Sikeston, Mo., Southeast Missouri Hospital, 7:22 p.m. Wednesday, March 17, 2004. Name, Allison Mischelle. Weight, 6 pounds 5 ounces. First child. Mrs. Riley is the former Laura McMullin, daughter of Alma McMullin and Andrew McMullin of Benton, Mo. She is an assistant manager at Super D in Sikeston. Riley is the son of Mary Riley of Sikeston and Wallace Riley of Washington. He is assistant manager at Piggly Wiggly in Sikeston.

Tidwell

Son to Brandon Kerry Tidwell and Jennifer Lynn Amelunke of Advance, Mo., St. Francis Medical Center, 9:30 a.m. Thursday, March 18, 2004. Name, Hunter O'Brian. Weight, 6 pounds 12 ounces. First child. Ms. Amelunke is the daughter of Kim Amelunke and Steve Amelunke of Whitewater. She is a dispatcher with Cape Girardeau County Sheriff's Department. Tidwell is the son of Carla Hendrix of Advance and Kerry Tidwell of Morley, Mo. He is a welder at Manac Trailers USA.

Adams

Son to Robert Leslie and Amanda Marie Adams Jr. of Chaffee, Mo., Southeast Missouri Hospital, 12:09 p.m. Thursday, March 18, 2004. Name, Ryan Nicholas. Weight, 5 pounds. Second son. Mrs. Adams is the former Amanda Compas, daughter of Michael Compas and Pamela Compas of Cape Girardeau. She is employed at Cape Urology Associates. Adams is the son of LaDonna Lesch of Delta, and the late Robert Adams. He is employed at Cape GMC Pontiac.