Births 3/23/05

Wednesday, March 23, 2005


Son to Capt. Laird and Christina Abbott of Tucson, Ariz., Tucson Medical Center, 7:54 a.m. Tuesday, March 1, 2005. Name, Alexander Hugh. Weight, 9 pounds 10 ounces. Second son. Mrs. Abbott is the former Christina Fields, daughter of Leabert and Ann Fields of Jackson. Abbott is the son of Clarence and Pam Abbott of Egg Harbor Township, N.J. He is serving in the U.S. Air Force and is director of operations of the 28th TS-OL-B.


Son to E. Christopher and Deena Renea Kuntz of Paducah, Ky., Western Baptist Hospital, Monday, March 7, 2005. Name, Joshua Michael. Weight, 9 pounds 3 ounces. Second child, first son. Mrs. Kuntz is the former Deena Chapman, daughter of Alfred and Blenda Chapman of Paducah. She is a chemical engineer with Air Products and Chemicals Inc. in Calvert City, Ky. Kuntz is the son of Edwin and Gabriela Kuntz of Cape Girardeau. He is a civil engineer with Kentucky Department of Transportation.


Son to John C. and Cynthia A. Thompson of Cape Girardeau, Southeast Missouri Hospital, 11:04 a.m. Tuesday, March 15, 2005. Name, Leeman Ray. Weight, 5 pounds 11 ounces. Second child, first son. Mrs. Thompson is the former Cynthia Hughes, daughter of Terry and Rory Houston of Oak Ridge. She is employed at Wee Care Child and Infant Center. Thompson is the son of Ted and Sandy Oberndorfer of Frohna, Mo. He is employed at ARI.


Daughter to Jennifer N. Graviett of Chaffee, Mo., Southeast Missouri Hospital, 2:25 p.m. Tuesday, March 15, 2005. Name, Madison Elizabeth. Weight, 7 pounds 9 ounces. Third child, second daughter. Ms. Graviett is the former Jennifer Stubbs, daughter of Mary and James Foeste of Chaffee. She is a nurse with Tri-County Group in Sikeston, Mo.


Daughter to Donald Jerald and Carrie Ann Calhoun of Scott City, Saint Francis Medical Center, 10:01 p.m. Tuesday, March 15, 2005. Name, Lillian Nicole. Weight, 6 pounds 1 ounce. Second daughter. Mrs. Calhoun is the former Carrie Ferrell, daughter of Jerry and Pat Ferrell of Scott City. She is an assistant at Innovative Orthodontics. Calhoun is the son of Alan and Susan Mote of Milner, Ga., and J.D. Calhoun of Quinton, Ala.


Daughter to Mac Elliot and Erica Jo Armbruster of Jackson, Saint Francis Medical Center, 11:16 p.m. Tuesday, March 15, 2005. Name, Mackenzie Joyce. Weight, 7 pounds. First child. Mrs. Armbruster is the former Erica Welch, daughter of Eric and Teresa Welch of Jackson. She is a customer service representative at Heights Finance Corp. Armbruster is the son of John and Sheila Armbruster of Sikeston, Mo., and John and Lana Goodin of Charleston, Mo. He is a technician at H&R Alarms Inc.


Daughter to Andrew W. and Leslie Ann Helle of Cape Girardeau, Saint Francis Medical Center, 1:28 p.m. Wednesday, March 16, 2005. Name, Alice Elizabeth. Weight, 7 pounds 9 ounces. Second child, first daughter. Mrs. Helle is the former Leslie Woodall, daughter of John and Alicia Woodall of Joplin, Mo. Helle is the son of Raymond and Tammy Helle of St. Louis. He is a teacher with Jackson School District.


Daughter to Joshua Tyler and Charity Jenice Lukefahr of Jackson, Saint Francis Medical Center, 2:52 p.m. Wednesday, March 16, 2005. Name, Mackenzie Isabel. Weight, 6 pounds 11 ounces. Second daughter. Mrs. Lukefahr is the former Charity Roland, daughter of Mozella Roland and Willis Roberts of Kennett, Mo. Lukefahr is the son of Suzie Lukefahr and Robert Lukefahr of Jackson. He is a pharmaceutical sales representative.