Daughter to Michael Dennis and Christina Renee Grant of Jackson, Saint Francis Medical Center, 12:33 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2010. Name, Kelsie June. Weight, 6 pounds, 11 ounces. Second child, first daughter. Mrs. Grant is the former Christina Palermo, daughter of Allan and Mary Palermo of Jackson and June Palermo of Scopus, Mo. Mr. and Mrs. Grant are employed at Gilster-Mary Lee. He is the son of Ronnie Grant of Vienna, Ill.
Son to Derrick Lynn and Rachel Lauren Biri of Jackson, Southeast Hospital, 12:44 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2010. Name, Mason Lynn. Weight, 6 pounds, 14 ounces. First child. Mrs. Biri is the former Rachel Vangilder, daughter of Clay and Julie Vangilder of Cape Girardeau. She is employed at HealthPoint Fitness in Jackson. Biri is the son of James and Lisa Biri of Jackson. He is employed at Commerce Bank in Jackson.
Son to Douglas S. and Heather M. Dickerson of Jackson, Saint Francis Medical Center, 1:13 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2010. Name, Cayden Heath. Weight, 7 pounds, 3 ounces. Third son. Mrs. Dickerson is the former Heather Dexter, daughter of Melissa Dexter of Princeton, Mass. She is a registered nurse at Saint Francis. Dickerson is the son of Leon and Margret Dickerson of Jackson. He is a computer programmer with MedAssets.
Daughter to Ernest Alex and Amanda Lea Pulliam of Cape Girardeau, Southeast Hospital, 2:21 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2010. Name, Marlea Ann. Weight, 7 pounds. Second child, first daughter. Mrs. Pulliam is the former Amanda Iverson, daughter of Rachel Fasnacht of Cape Girardeau. Pulliam is the son of Lauri and Melvin Lessar of Tamms, Ill.
Daughter to Joseph Paul and Brittany Lynn Price of Oak Ridge, Southeast Hospital, 8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2010. Name, Mackinzie Gracelynn. Weight, 5 pounds, 8 ounces. Fourth child, third daughter. Mrs. Price is the former Brittany Risinger, daughter of Tina Risinger and Steve Risinger of Jackson. Price is the son of Greg Baker and Joyce Baker of Oak Ridge.
Son to Tony Joseph and Kimberly Brooke Brashear of Oran, Mo., Southeast Hospital, 4:01 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 30, 2010. Name, Colten Joseph. Weight, 6 pounds, 15 ounces. Fourth son. Mrs. Brashear is the former Kimberly Smalley, daughter of Sue Glenn of Chaffee, Mo. She is employed at Saint Francis Medical Center. Brashear is the son of Tom and Sharon Brashear of Oran. He is employed by AT&T.
Son to Matthew Frederick and Courtney Leigh Beussink of Leopold, Mo., Saint Francis Medical Center, 8:17 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 1, 2011. Name, Jacob Lee. Weight, 7 pounds, 11 ounces. Second son. Mrs. Beussink is the former Courtney Wesbecher, daughter of Ronnie and Pam Wesbecher of Marble Hill, Mo. She is a dentist at Cross Trails Medical Center. Beussink is the son of Fred and Betty Beussink of Leopold. He is a mechanic with Beussink Transmission Service Inc.
Daughter to Josh R. and Tracy E. Rice of Blodgett, Mo., Saint Francis Medical Center, 4:10 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 2, 2011. Name, Emma Lyn. Weight, 6 pounds, 7 ounces. Second child, first daughter. Mrs. Rice is the former Tracy Limbaugh, daughter of Mike Limbaugh of Sikeston, Mo., and Karen Archie of Coldwater, Miss. Rice is the son of Dan Rice of Advance, Mo., and Rhonda Rice of Dexter, Mo.
Daughter to Otis Dan and Christa Leanne Turner Jr. of Jackson, Southeast Hospital, 12:09 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 2, 2011. Name, Kadence Leanne. Weight, 7 pounds, 2 ounces. Third child, second daughter. Mrs. Turner is the former Christa Millham, daughter of Craig and Carla Millham of Jackson. She is assistant principal at Jackson Middle School. Turner is the son of Angie and Otis Turner of Columbus, Ohio, and Springdale, Ark. He is a salesman with Tosa Medical.
Daughter to Michael C. and Stephanie D. Ogle of Jackson, Southeast Hospital, 2:55 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 2, 2011. Name, McCartney G. Weight, 7 pounds, 12 ounces. Third daughter. Mrs. Ogle is the former Stephanie Garner, daughter of Gary Garner of Jackson and Donna Corn of Scott City. She is an agent with Shelter Insurance. Ogle is the son of Michael and Donna Ogle of St. Clair, Mo. He is employed by Technology and Networking ASC.