MT. VERNON —
Ella Grace Gourlay was born May 14, 2010, in Ann Arbor, Mich.
She weighed 7 pounds and was 19.5 inches long.
Ella is the daughter of Scott R. Gourlay and Virginia Ward (Eaton) Gourlay of Belleville, Mich.
Maternal grandparents are Fred Eaton and Mary Ward-Eaton of Belleville, Mich. Maternal great-grandparents are the late George F.M. Ward II and the late D’Ella (Williams) Ward and the late Stanley F. Eaton and the late Ruth Grace (Smyser) Eaton, all of Mt. Vernon.
Paternal grandparents are Tom and Carol Gourlay of Howell, Mich.
Virginia Gourlay was born in Mt. Vernon and is an attorney practicing in Sterling Heights, Mich. Fred Eaton is a former city editor of the Register-News (1972-1979). Mary Ward-Eaton is a native of Mt. Vernon and is a descendant of prominent businessman, Mammoth Department Store founder and former mayor G.F.M. Ward; Mt. Vernon physician Dr. Todd P. Ward; and Mt. Vernon businessman, Mammoth president and philanthropist George F.M. Ward II.
Marley McKenna Malear was born at 11:41 a.m. July 15, 2010, at St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon.
She weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long.
Marley is the daughter of Diane Marie Bjork of Mt. Vernon.
She is welcomed home by three siblings, Kaylie, Caven and Kaia.
Maternal grandparents are Andrew Bjork of Gresham, Ore., and Patricia Bjork of Colton, Ore.
Zyleigh BreAnn Hilderbrand was born at 1:49 a.m. July 19, 2010, at St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon.
She weighed 8 pounds, 7 ounces and was 21 inches long.
Zyleigh is the daughter of Laura Jean Sherraden and Jordan Michael Hilderbrand of Wayne City.
She is welcomed home by one sibling, Aiden Beel.
Maternal grandparents are Gene and Julie Sherraden of Fairfield.
Paternal grandparents are Wayne and Tammy Hilderbrand of Johnsonville.
John Kaeden Duncan was born at 8:50 a.m. July 19, 2010, at St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon.
He weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces and was 19 inches long.
John is the son of Holly Renee Dees and John Edward Duncan of Mt. Vernon.
He is welcomed home by three siblings, Brooke Duncan, Emily Hays and Chelsea Ackley.
Maternal grandparents are Jan Hill and Bill Neal of Mt. Vernon.
Paternal grandparents are Betty Noble of Waco, Texas, and Ronnie Dixon.