Son to Tevis Ryan Melton and Xaundria Unique Martin of Advance, Mo., Southeast Hospital, 8:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14, 2012. Name, Xaevian Layn. Weight, 6 pounds, 12 ounces. First child. Ms. Martin is the daughter of Vince Martin of Jackson and Chris and Tress Schearf of Advance. She is employed at Harrison Chiropractic. Melton is the son of Rick and Cindy Melton of Sikeston, Mo. He is employed by Pizza Inn in Sikeston.
Daughter to Christopher William and Elaine Elizabeth Pobst of Jackson, Southeast Hospital, 7:35 a.m. Monday, Dec. 31, 2012. Name, Aleena Elizabeth. Weight, 9 pounds, 6 ounces. First child. Mrs. Pobst is the former Elaine Rohde, daughter of Ed and Susan Rohde of St. Louis. She is owner/photographer of Elaine Rohde Photography. Pobst is the son of Mark and Becky Pobst of Cape Girardeau. He is a biomedical equipment technician at Southeast.
Daughter to Kenneth Charles and Meredith Noel Scherer of Advance, Southeast Hospital, 3:48 p.m. Monday, Dec. 31, 2012. Name, Chloe Elizabeth. Weight, 7 pounds, 8 ounces. Fourth child, second daughter. Mrs. Scherer is the former Meredith Cox, daughter of George and Mary Nelle Cox of Advance. She is a speech-language pathologist at the Lutheran Home. Scherer is the son of Charles and Rose Ann Scherer of Benton, Mo. He is an equipment operator with Asa Asphalt.
Son to Randall Richard and Natalie Elsah Armstrong of Cape Girardeau, Southeast Hospital, 6:46 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013. Name, Axel Wyatt. Weight, 6 pounds, 12 ounces. Mrs. Armstrong is the former Natalie Tuschhoff, daughter of Terry and Cheryl Tuschhoff of Jackson. Armstrong is the son of Randy and Diana Armstrong of Scott City.
Son to Lance Thomas and Samantha Desirae Trankler of Jackson, Southeast Hospital, 5:17 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013. Name, Landon Thomas. Weight, 7 pounds, 10 ounces. Second child, first son. Mrs. Trankler is the former Samantha Thurman, daughter of Chuck and Debbie Thurman of Jackson. She is a third-grade teacher with the Jackson School District at South Elementary. Trankler is the son of Frank and Debbie Trankler of Jackson. He is an electrician with Dreyer Electric.
Son to Jerry D. and Krisinda L. Cook of Cape Girardeau, Southeast Hospital, 7:20 a.m. Friday, Jan. 4, 2013. Name, Jeremiah Dewaine. Weight, 7 pounds, 8 ounces. Third child, second son. Mrs. Cook is the former Krisinda Ing, daughter of Kathy Smith of Cape Girardeau and the late John Ing. She is operations manager at Extra Hands Inc. Cook is the son of Jeannie Monahan of Thebes, Ill., and the late Gary Cook. He is a medical technician at Extra Hands.