Births

Lee

Jessica and William Lee, of Waterford, announce the birth of their daughter, Jadyn Elizabeth-Paige Lee. She was born at 11:59 a.m., June 15, 2014, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 8.3 ounces, and was 19 3/4 inches long. The baby has two siblings, Jyllian Ella-Marie Lee, age 5, and Jaylin Ruth-Ann Lee, age 4.

Grandparents are Cynthia Wolfe of Waterford, Jim and the late Sherrie Doran of Marietta, and Doris and Bill Lee of Waterford. Great-grandparents are Melba and the late Cleaston Flesher of Waterford, Jim and Joyce Doran of Levittown, Pa., and Mary and the late Herbert Lee of Marietta.

Ash

Brian James and Tambra Joy Ash announce the birth of their daughter, Meara Adelle Ash. She was born at 3:15 p.m., July 25, 2014, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces, and was 10 3/4 inches long.

Grandparents are Randy and Linda Ash of Palestine, W.Va. and Geoff and Wanda Wayne of Spencer, W.Va.

Lauer

Christina Evans and Lester Lauer Jr., of Beverly, announce the birth of their son, Daniel Ray Lauer. He was born at 1:17 a.m., July 14, 2014, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He weighed 6 pounds, 7 1/2 ounces, and was 18 1/2 inches long.

Grandparents are Jean Evans and the late Stu Evans of Beverly, the late Lester Lauer and the late Agnes Lauer of Whipple.

Roe

Bryan and Stacy Roe, of Chicago, Ill. announce the birth of their daughter, Gray Eloise Roe. She was born at 4:40 p.m. on July 3, 2014, in Chicago Ill. She weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces, and was 20 1/2 inches long. The baby has two siblings, a brother, Declan and a sister, Hazel.

Grandparents are John Johnson and the late Kathleen Johnson of Antioch Ill., the late Richard Stenzel of Chicago Ill., Shelli and Jeff Covell and Richard Roe, all of Marietta. Great-grandparents are Ruth Johnson and the late Oliver Johnson, the late Edwin Stenzel and Jeannette Stenzel and the late William and Ruth DeFrance, all of Chicago Ill., Jean Moury and the late Ray Moury, the late Russell “Pete” and Hazel Roe, and Reba McKee, all of Marietta.

Branham

Jerrod and Adrienne Branham, of Beverly, announce the birth of their daughter, Brooke Raylyn Branham. She was born at 4:07 p.m., July 2, 2014, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds and was 18 1/2 inches long.

Grandparents are Rich and Valorie Adams of Cutler, and Greg and Kim Branham of Waterford. Great-grandparents are Rosalie McDonald of Belpre and the late James Hughey, Bob and Sandy McCutcheon of Waterford, Doris Smithburger and the late Richard Adams of Belpre, and the late Edgar and the late Gay Branham.

Keller

Wesley and Whitney Keller, of Marietta, announce the birth of their son, Parker Allen Keller. He was born at 10:49 a.m., June 10, 2014, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces, and was 19 1/2 inches long. The baby has two siblings, Trevor Eli Keller and Kyle Scott Keller.

Grandparents are John and Tonia Amrine and Kenneth and Laura Keller, all of Marietta. Great-grandmother is Virginia Amrine of Marietta.

Strong

Matthew O. Strong Jr. and Alissa Strong, of Lowell, announce the birth of their son, Matthew Olos Maurice Strong III. He was born at 1:01 p.m., Aug. 5, 2014, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces, and was 20 inches long. The baby has four siblings, Turner Butler, Cayden, Dakota, and Bradley Snodgass.

Grandparents are Malinda Goble of Sryacuse, Ohio, Gerry Offenberger of Lowell, Neal and Diane Offenberger McConnelsville.

Great-grandparents are Bill Goble Sr. of Sryacuse, Ohio and Gerald and Karen Hill of Macksburg.

Births

Hickman

James and Carrie Hickman, of Belpre, announce the birth of a daughter, Hailey Marie Hickman. She was born June 24, 2014, at 11:51 a.m. at Marietta Memorial Hospital. She weighed 6 pounds, 3 ounces, and was 19 1/2 inches long.

Grandparents are of Bonnie Hickman of Elizabeth, W.Va., Bill Hickman of Parkersburg and Ellen and Ernie Biehl of Lowell.

Great- grandmother is Ruth Biehl of Marietta

Benedict

Henry and Callie Benedict, of Fleming, announce the birth of their daughter, Mariah Linn Benedict. She was born at 1:03 p.m. July 2, 2014, at Camden Clark Medical Center. She weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces, and was 20 1/2 inches long. The baby has one sibling, Mariska Della Benedict.

Grandparents are John and Nancy Burdette of Vienna, W.Va. and Nelson and the late Patricia Benedict of Fleming.

Bennett

Zachary and Virginia (Gina) Bennett, of Fleming, announce the birth of their daughter, Kara Elaine Bennett. She was born at 7:13 p.m. July 9, 2014, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces, and was 20 inches long.

Grandparents are William and Jane Bennett of Williamstown and Kathryn Eddy and the late Kenny Eddy of Fleming.

Great-grandparents are Delbert and Louise Bennett of Waverly, W.Va. and Shirley Todd of Waverly, W.Va.

Wagner

Daniel and Tanya Wagner, of Belpre, announce the birth of their son, Braxton Lee Wagner. He was born at 1:25 p.m., July 18, 2014, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He weighed 6 pounds, 1 ounce, and was 19 1/2 inches long. The baby has one sibling, Breanna Renee Wagner.

Grandparents are Charles and Tammy Fox of Vincent, James and Michelle Young of Vincent, Mike and Theresa Wagner of Marietta, and Scott and Penny Reynolds of Williamstown.

Harra

Chad Harra and Stacy Webb, of Waterford, announce the birth of their son, Diesel Ray Harra. He was born at 6:33 a.m., July 11, 2014, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, .06 ounces, and was 19 1/2 inches long.

Grandparents are Loretta Webb of Marietta, Kenny Webb of Marietta, Deanna and Donovan Harra of Stockport. Great-grandparents are Lenore Lowe of Little Hocking, Leah Bohl of Waterford and Ray Harra of Stockport. Great-great-grandparent is Glenna Tullius of Beverly.

Huddleston

Clyde Huddleston Jr. and Debra Sciance, of Marietta, announce the birth of their daughter, Shayla Marie Huddleston. She was born at 9:30 a.m., July 17, 2014, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. She weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces, and was 20 inches long. The baby’s siblings are Brock Tyler Gibbs, Gage Edward Gibbs, Devin Ray Huddleston, Lanay Pearl Huddleston and Tanner Pryor.

Grandparents are Clyde and Marily Huddleston of Marietta, Cecilia Sciance of Waterford and Darrell Sciance of Marietta. Great-grandparent is Rosemary Heiss of Waterford.

Mayle

Brooke Hill and William Mayle Jr., of Chesterhill, announce the birth of their son, Eli Dean Mayle. He was born at 12:48 p.m., July 21, 2014, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He weighed 6 pounds, 5 ounces, and was 18 1/2 inches long. The baby has one sibling, Aubree Marie Mayle.

Grandparents are Christina and Wilbur Hill of Amesville and William and the late Mary Mayle of Chesterhill.

Carter

Amy Smithberger and William J. Carter, of Lowell, announce the birth of their son, Isaiah Tucker Carter. He was born at 12:29 a.m., July 23, 2014, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds, 7 ounces, and was 21 inches long. The baby has four siblings, Cierra Carter, William Carter Jr., Kasia Carter and Merissa Carter.

Grandparents are Joseph Carter, Angie Carter, Amber Hart, Janet Brown, Charlie Brown and Ronald and Tina Smithberger. Great-grandparents are Marcia Beardmore and Carolyn and Ron Smithberger.

Pritchett

Kelsey Smith and Tyler Pritchett, of Wingett Run, announce the birth of their son, Brady William Pritchett. He was born at 4:30 p.m., July 16, 2014, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce, and was 20 inches long.

Grandparents are Todd and Jeanette Pritchett of Marietta, Jessica and Phillip Britton, and Kelly Longnecker of Newport. Great-grandparents are Randy and Penny Smith of Newport, Trudy Longnecker of Loudenville, and David and Linda Pritchett of Marietta. Great-great-grandparents are Betty Smith of Newport, Shirley and Joe Joy of New Matamoras, Wanda and Gilbert Ward of Wingett Run, and Delma Bunner of St. Marys.