Daughter to Blake Matthew and Michelle Gerard of Cape Girardeau, Saint Francis Medical Center, 8:35 a.m. Monday, Oct. 1, 2012. Name, Dixie Mae Ruth. Weight, 7 pounds, 3 ounces. Third child, second daughter. Mrs. Gerard is the former Michelle Himmelsbach, daughter of Claire and Bob McNabb of Fenton, Mo., and the late Larry Himmelsbach. She is employed at Saint Francis. Gerard is the son of Donna and Bob Pikey of Cape Girardeau, and the late Lynn Gerard. He is a self-employed farmer.
Son to LaShunte Patrice Johnson of Cape Girardeau, Saint Francis Medical Center, 7:09 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012. Name, Jaden Nathaniel. Weight, 5 pounds, 10 ounces. Second child, first son. Ms. Johnson is the daughter of Patricia Moore and Charles Moore Sr. of Cape Girardeau.
Daughter to William Thomas "Billy" Minner and Rachel Elizabeth Welker of Cape Girardeau, Saint Francis Medical Center, 11:53 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012. Name, Sophia Ashlynn. Weight, 6 pounds, 3 ounces. Third daughter. Ms. Welker is the daughter of Jack Welker of Jackson and Mary and Michael Pascaus of Rockford, Mich. She is employed at Cape Girardeau Country Club. Minner is the son of Jackie Woods of Jackson and Terry King of Scott City. He is employed by American Home Flooring.
Son to Joseph Edward Benavente and Erin Renee Green of Jackson, Saint Francis Medical Center, 2:46 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012. Name, Khylin Alize. Weight, 6 pounds, 14 ounces. Ms. Green is the daughter of Aaron Musselman of Fayetteville, Tenn., and the late LaTanya Green of Jackson. She is a server at Branding Iron. Benavente is the son of Kimberly Avalos of Jackson and Benny Benavente Sr. of Oklahoma City, Okla. He is a chef at Beef 'O' Brady's and Hickory House.
Daughter to Robert Edward and Deborah Lynne Lee of Morley, Mo., Saint Francis Medical Center, 8:24 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012. Name, Felicity Danae. Weight, 7 pounds, 6 ounces. Third child, second daughter. Mrs. Lee is the former Deborah Bell, daughter of Charlene Bell and Jerry Bell of Benton, Mo. She is a surgical technician at Saint Francis. Lee is the son of Mary Johnson of Poplarville, Miss. He is a musician.