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Births - Jan. 4, 2019
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BLACKMON -- Jessica and Marshall Blackmon, of Kershaw, announce the birth of a daughter, Lily-Ann Rose Blackmon. She was born Dec. 10, 2018, at KershawHealth, weighing 7 pounds, 9 ounces. She joins sisters Natalie, 5, and Grace, 2. Mrs. Blackmon is the former Jessica Railey. Maternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. John Railey. Paternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Ervin Clyburn.

BRAZELL -- Zach Brazell and Micayla Woodrow, both of Camden, announce the birth of a son, Lewis Zachery Brazell Jr. He was born Aug. 30, 2018, at KershawHealth, weighing 9 pounds, 2 ounces. Maternal grandparents are Barry and Pam Woodrow of Camden. Paternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Craig Branham, and Lewis Bearl Brazell.

COOK -- Cedric Cook and Lauren Richardson, of Lugoff and Camden, announce the birth of a son, Kameron Isaiah Cook. He was born Dec. 28, 2018, at KershawHealth, weighing 6 pounds, 11 ounces. Maternal grandparents are Vanetta Johnson and Eric Richardson, of Camden and Lugoff. Paternal grandparents are James Cook and Joyce Massey, also of Camden and Lugoff.

COUSAR -- Albert Cousar and Alexis Robinson, both of Bethune, announce the birth of a son, Jace D. Cousar. He was born Nov. 22, 2018, at KershawHealth, weighing 5 pounds, 11 ounces. Maternal grandparents are Ronnie and Trisha Robinson, of Bethune. Paternal grandparents are Melissa and Maurice Cousar, of Catawba.

DIXON -- Mr. and Mrs. Joshua Dixon, of Cassatt, announce the birth of a son, Grayson Dean Dixon. He was born Nov. 11, 2018, at KershawHealth, weighing 6 pounds, 15 ounces. Mrs. Dixon is the former Emily Farmer. Maternal grandparents are Rusty Farmer and Jan Miles. Paternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Leon Dixon.

FURNISS -- Mr. and Mrs. Bradley Furniss, of Lugoff, announce the birth of a daughter, Annabel Sinclair Furniss. She was born Nov. 26, 2018, at KershawHealth, weighing 7 pounds, 8 ounces. Mrs. Furniss is the former Brianna Price. Maternal grandmother is Barbara Price, of Lugoff. Paternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Allen Furniss, of Elgin.

HENSON -- Devin Henson, of Heath Springs, announces the birth of a daughter, Adlyn Rae Henson. She was born Dec. 5, 2018, at KershawHealth, weighing 8 pounds. Maternal grandparents are JoAnn and John Henson.

HINSON -- Mr. and Mrs. Earnie Hinson IV announce the birth of a daughter, Ella Faye Hinson. She was born Dec. 9, 2018, at KershawHealth, weighing 8 pounds, 9.6 ounces. Mrs. Hinson is the former Allison Carberry. Maternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Von Bowen. Paternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Earnie Hinson III.

HOOKS -- Erick Hooks Jr. and Victoria Jones, both of Camden, announce the birth of a son, Caleb Logan Hooks. He was born Nov. 20, 2018, at KershawHealth, weighing 8 pounds. He joins a 7-year-old brother, Brayden, and 5-year-old sister, Kamiyah. Maternal grandparents are Arthur and Edith Jones, of Camden. Paternal grandparents are Gloria and Erick (Steve) Hooks Sr., also of Camden.

JACKSON -- Michael Jackson and Kodi Bradley, both of Cassatt, announce the birth of a son, Marshawn Marico Jackson. He was born Aug. 25, 2018, at KershawHealth, weighing 8 pounds, 16 ounces. He joins sisters Makie and Maria Jackson. Maternal grandparents are Robin and Damon Hayes. Paternal grandparents are Janice and Michael Jackson.

F. JONES -- Tatiana and Michael Jones Sr., of North Myrtle Beach, announce the birth of a daughter, Faith Reneé Jones. She was born Nov. 1, 2018, at KershawHealth, weighing 7 pounds, 4.8 ounces. She joins two sisters, 8-year-old Arianna Marie and 5-year old Tamiya Anari. Mrs. Jones is the former Tatiana Chestnut. Maternal grandparents are Leon and Connie Chestnut, of Lugoff. Paternal grandparents are Willie and Betty Jones of Brooklyn, N.Y.

W. JONES -- William and Amanda Jones, of Cassatt, announce the birth of a son, William Tywone Jones Jr. He was born Sept. 9, 2018, at KershawHealth, weighing 9 pounds. Mrs. Jones is the former Amanda Threatt. Maternal grandparents are June and the late H.K. Threatt Jr., of Cassatt. Paternal grandparents are Bertha Leonard and the late James Jones, both of Camden.

LUND -- Josh Lund and Elizabeth Platt, both of Camden, announce the birth of a son, Hanley Edison Lund. He was born Oct. 13, 2018, at KershawHealth, weighing 8 pounds, 6 ounces. He joins a brother, Banks, and sister, Palmer. Maternal grandparents are Carole Kibler, of Lugoff, and Craig Platt, of Spartanburg. Paternal grandparents are Wendy Oddie, of Camden, and Brian Lund, of Longview, Texas.

MAISURIA -- Mr. and Mrs. Maisuria, of Lugoff, announce the birth of a son, Dhruv Maisuria. He was born Sept. 18, 2018, at KershawHealth, weighing 6 pounds. Maternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Maheshbai Masuriya. Paternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Dahyabhai Maisuria.

K. McCASKILL -- Mr. and Mrs. Bryce McCaskill, of Camden, announce the birth of a son, Kallyn Gage McCaskill. He was born Nov. 1, 2018, at KershawHealth, weighing 8 pounds, 2.5 ounces. He joins an older sister, Maddalyn. Mrs. McCaskill is the former Makenzie Bass. Maternal grandparents are Wendy and Dewey Bass, of Cassatt. Paternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Jason McCaskill, of Camden.

S. McCASKILL -- Justin McCaskill and Kaleigh Horton, both of Camden, announce the birth of a daughter, Scarlett Rose McCaskill. She was born Oct. 13, 2018, at KershawHealth, weighing 7 pounds, 5 ounces. She joins a 5-year-old sister, Rowan. Maternal grandparents are Heather and Bill Horton, of Camden. Paternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Stacy Jordan, of Cassatt, and Kenny McCaskill and Wendy Wise, also both of Cassatt.

MINTZ -- Justin Mintz and Emily Brownfield, both of Hopkins, announce the birth of a son, William (Liam) Dawson Mintz. He was born Sept. 15, 2018, at Palmetto Health Baptist Hospital, in Columbia, weighing 8 pounds. Maternal grandparents are Tommy and Lori Brownfield, of Camden. Maternal great-grandparents are LaReda and the late Charles William Farmer, of Bishopville. Paternal grandparents are Gerald and Trish Mintz, of Hopkins. Paternal great-grandparents are Heyward and the late Gladys Goff, of Hopkins.

OWENS -- Terence and Florence Owens, of Camden, announce the birth of a daughter, Nova Cheyenne Owens. She was born Oct. 16, 2018, at KershawHealth, weighing 6 pounds, 5 ounces. She joins two brothers, 4-year-old E’monte and 7-year-old Jaiden, and a sister, 20year-old Princess. Mrs. Owens is the former Florence Davis. Maternal grandmother is Lillie Anderson. Paternal grandparents are David and Myra Council, of Camden.

PAYNE -- Jacob Payne and Jessica Grubb, both of Camden, announce the birth of a son, Jeremy Logan Payne. He was born Oct. 3, 2018, at KershawHealth, weighing 7 pounds, 10 ounces. He joins three brothers, 12-year-old Braden Smith, 10-year-old A.J. Turner and 8-year-old Kyle Smith; and three sisters, 8-year-old Kaydence Payne, 6-year-old and 4-year-old Ainslee Testerman. Maternal grandparents are Debbie Grubb, of Dalzell, and the late Ronnie Grubb, of Cassatt. Paternal grandparents are Jeremy and Sandy Payne.

RAMIREZ -- Mr. and Mrs. Diego Ramirez, of Camden, announce the birth of a daughter, Ariana Violeta Ramirez. She was born Aug. 28, 2018, at KershawHealth, weighing 8 pounds, 12 ounces. She joins a brother, Mario, and sister, Hailey. Mrs. Ramirez is the former Tiffany Caulder. Maternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Timmy Broughton, of Cassatt. Paternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Elpidio Ramirez, of Orizaba, Veracruz, Mexico.

REEDER -- Dylan Reeder and Mickayla McIntyre, both of Lugoff, announce the birth of a son, Brantley Michael Reeder. He was born Nov. 14, 2018, at KershawHealth, weighing 8 pounds, 8 ounces. Maternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Jason McIntyre. Paternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. William Reeder.

SPEAGLE -- Justin Ray Speagle and Hailey Dawn Gambrell, both of Lugoff, announce the birth of a daughter, Hazleigh Ella’Dawn Speagle. She was born Nov. 4, 2018, at KershawHealth, weighing 7 pounds, 8.5 ounces. She joins two brothers, 10-year-old Jamie and 7-year old Jaxon. Maternal grandparents are Melissa Brown and Ernest Cales, both of Camden, and birth-grandfather John Gambrell, of Elgin. Paternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. James and Sherry Speagle.

SPITZER -- Mr. and Mrs. Bryan Spitzer, of Camden, announced the birth of a son, Cole Furman Spitzer. He was born Nov. 4, 2018, at KershawHealth, weighing 6 pounds, 14 ounces. He joins a sibling, 6-year-old Brady Spitzer. Mrs. Spitzer is the former Abby Faulkenberry. Maternal grandparents are Laura Horton, of Camden, and Mr. and Mrs. Furman Faulkenberry, of Lugoff. Paternal grandparents are Paul Spitzer Jr. and the late Gloria Spitzer, of Camden.

TRIVETT -- Tristen Trivett and Kenya Kirland, both of Elgin, announce the birth of a daughter, Kaytea Avril-Jean Trivett. She was born Sept. 5, 2018, at KershawHealth, weighing 7 pounds, 12 ounces. Maternal grandparents are Edna and Rosenwald Kirkland. Paternal grandparents are Darlene and Ritchie Trivett.

TROUT -- Mr. and Mrs. Adam Trout, of Lugoff, announce the birth of a daughter, Scarlett River Trout. She was born Oct. 16, 2018, at KershawHealth, weighing 7 pounds, 13.2 ounces. She joins an older sister, 18-month-old Rylee Rooke Trout. Mrs Trout is the former Nichole Viola. Maternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Eric Viola, of Camden. Paternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Ken Trout, also of Camden.

WATSON -- Adam and Vanessa Watson, of Camden, announce the birth of a daughter, Abbie Grace Watson. She was born Sept. 8, 2018, at KershawHealth, weighing 6 pounds, 4.5 ounces. Mrs. Watson is the former Vanessa Backlund. Maternal grandparents are Bob Little and Alice Avery. Paternal grandparents are John Watson Sr. and Debbie Hayes.

A. WILLIAMS -- Mr. and Mrs. Michael Williams Jr., of Camden, announce the birth of a daughter, Acacia Mae Williams. She was born Dec. 21, 2018, at KershawHealth, weighing 6 pounds, 13 ounces. She joins several siblings, 11-year-old Ania, 9-year-old Michael III, 9-year-old Ke’von, 6-year-old Messiah and 1-year-old Malia. Maternal grandparents are Tony and Angie Parlee, of Cassatt. Paternal grandmother is Betty Oliver, of Camden.

D. WILLIAMS -- Mr. and Mrs. Tate Williams, of Camden, announce the birth of a son, Dayton Krew Williams. He was born Oct. 1, 2018, at KershawHealth, weighing 8 pounds, 13 ounces. He joins two sisters, Alyssa and Courtley, and a brother, Tate. Mrs. Williams is the former Diane Langford. Maternal grandparents are the late Mr. and Mrs. Gary Langford, of Elgin. Paternal grandparents are Ida Williams and the late Marion “Skeeball” Williams, of Camden.

WILSON -- Thomas and Amanda Wilson, of Camden, announce the birth of a daughter, Allison Marie Wilson. She was born Dec. 12, 2018, at KershawHealth, weighing 8 pounds, 1 ounce. Maternal grandparents are Tony Wilson, of Cassatt, and Jessie Cook, of Suffolk, Va. Paternal grandparents are Louis Wilson Jr., of Kershaw, and Anie Wilson, of Camden.