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June 24, 2008

David and Susan (Metz) Franceschina of Hagerstown announce the birth of their third child and third daughter, Jacqueline Kara Franceschina, on May 22, 2008. Maternal grandparents are Wayne and Brenda Metz of Sharpsburg. Paternal grandparents are Albert and Sally Franceschina of Annapolis. Maternal great-grandparents are Austin and Mary-Jane Merrbach of Meyersdale, Pa.

Menda and John Dugan of Scrabble, W.Va., announce the birth of a son, Beau Lemuel Dugan, on May 21, 2008. Maternal grandparents are Greg and Linda Foster of Hedgesville, W.Va. Paternal grandparents are Helen Dugan and Dale Dugan Sr. of Hedgesville. Maternal great-grandparents are Wade and Gladys Dubose of Marlowe, W.Va., and Dorothy Foster of Falling Waters, W.Va., and the late Edward Delaine Foster.

Jessica and Joshua White of Charles Town, W.Va., announce the birth of a son, Elijah Lee White, on May 20, 2008. Maternal grandparents are Mark and Georgia Davis of Galena, Mo., and John and Buffy Carlile of Oklahoma City. Paternal grandparents are Monte and Janice White of Galena. Maternal great-grandparents are Betty and Lloyd Flood of Oklahoma City, and Jay and Mary Carlile of Newcastle, Okla. Paternal great-grandparents are Bob and Betty Foley of Springfield, Mo., and Les and Dee White of Springfield.


Eden Elizabeth Grunseth and Bruce Corey Gaither of Hedgesville, W.Va., announce the birth of a daughter, Alivia Culene Gaither, on April 19, 2008. Maternal grandparents are David "Buck" and Elizabeth "Liz" Grunseth. Paternal grandmother is Coleen Gaither of Mocksville, N.C. Maternal great-grandparents are Bud and Nancy Severance and Ron and Mary Grunseth. Paternal great-grandmother is Loleen Carson of Mocksville, N.C.

Danyele Darlene and Robert Edward Palmer of Martinsburg, W.Va., announce the birth of a daughter, Leilani Sophia Palmer, on May 8, 2008. Maternal grandparents are Edy and Michael Wathen of Williamsport. Paternal grandparents are Antoinette Thompson and Edgar Palmer, both of Hagerstown. Maternal great-grandmother is Darlene Ripple of Williamsport.

Aaron and Krystal Jacobson of Temecula, Calif., announce the birth of their first child, a son, Tucker Graham Jacobson, on May 24, 2008. Maternal grandparents are Elisa and Mike Ramirez of Temecula, Calif. Paternal grandparents are Kelly and Matthew Jacobson of Orlando, Fla., and formerly of Smithsburg. Paternal great-grandparents are Albert and Margaret Jacobson of Hagerstown.

Kelley Nichole Messner and Justin Lee Gordon of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., announce the birth of a son, Collin Lee Gordon, on April 3, 2008. Maternal grandparents are Steve and Debra Messner. Paternal grandparents are Lester and Shirley Gordon. Maternal great-grandparents are Mary Hargett and Bill and Anna Messner. Paternal great-grandparents are Joseph Gayner and Julie Silvers.

Sara Elizabeth Chavis and David Durell Kendall IV of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., announce the birth of a son, David Durell Kendall V, on April 2, 2008. Maternal grandparents are Franklin Lindsay Chavis Jr. and Valerie Ann Chavis of Paw Paw, W.Va. Paternal grandparents are David Durell Kendall III and Tammy Lynn Kendall, both of Berkeley Springs. Maternal great-grandparents are Franklin Lindsay Chavis Sr. of Martinsburg, W.Va., Christine Ann Farris of Great Cacapon, W.Va., and Frances "Memaw" Chavis of York, S.C. Paternal great-grandparents are Genivive Younker of Warfordsburg, Pa., and David Durell Kendall of Hagerstown.

Amanda Lee Kackley and Evan Chase Baker of Martinsburg, W.Va., announce the birth of a son, Shawn William Baker, on April 28, 2008. Maternal grandmother is Paula Kackley of Martinsburg. Paternal grandparents are Brian S. Baker and Debra A. Sloat of Martinsburg. Paternal great-grandparents are William and Virginia Baker and Earl and Shelvia Kirby.

Holly Nicole Miller and Todd Joseph Bermanski of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., announce the birth of a son, Christian James Bermanski, on May 5, 2008. Maternal grandparents are Bobby and Thressa Miller. Paternal grandparents are Bettye and Mike Green and Angela and Paul Bermanski. Maternal great-grandparents are Lawrence and Loretta Miller and Donald Miller Sr. Paternal great-grandparents are Lois and Roger Wilson and Richard and Bonnie Green. Maternal great-great-grandmother is Esther Simmons.

Alisa and Melvin "Joey" Sours Jr. of Maugansville announce the birth of a daughter, Emma Grace, on March 15, 2008. Grandparents are Melvin and Rose Sours Sr. of Hagerstown and Ed and Tina Souders of Mercersburg, Pa. Great-grandparents are Janet Souders of McConnellsburg, Pa., and Garnet Detrow of Hagerstown.

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