Lakeland births


Candace Haff and David Shanon, of Niles, are the parents of a daughter, Ariya Shannon, born at 11:06 a.m. Feb. 27, at Lakeland-Niles.

Ariya weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces and was 19.5 inches long.

She has two siblings, Kaiya Shannon, 4, and Kaliyah Shannon, 2.

Maternal grandparents are Dianne and Leslie Haff, of Buchanan.

Paternal grandparent is Regena Donley, of Niles.

Paternal great-grandparent is Cathy Bakeman, of Buchanan.

Paternal great-grandparent is Elsie Smith, of Osceola, Arkansas.


Joanna Carey and Sonny Craig, of Dowagiac, are the parents of a son, Boston-James Craig, born at 8:31 a.m. Feb. 26, at Lakeland-Niles.

Boston-James weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces, and was 20.25 inches long.

He has two siblings, Elsie-Gray Morris, 10, and Lillian Craig, 7.

Maternal grandparents are Susan and Russ Carey, of Cassopolis.

Paternal grandparents are Naomi and Revialo Rex, of Edwardsburg.


Kristy McGuire and Fred Maddron, of Benton Harbor, are the parents of a son, River Maddron, born at 3:37 p.m. March 7, at Lakeland-Niles.

River weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces and was 20 inches long.

He has three siblings: Madison Morgan, 14; Makiah Gonzalez, 11; and Devin Maddron, 10.


Tiffany Heminger and Bruce Crabtree II, of Buchanan, are the parents of a daughter, Gracelyn Marie Heminger-Crabtree, born at 6:20 a.m. March 7, a Lakeland-Niles.

Gracelyn weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces and was 20.25 inches long.

Her sister is Chyann Baker, 6.

Maternal grandparents are Ronald W. Heminger, of Granger, and Kelly Wreggelsworth, of Buchanan.

Paternal grandparents are the late Bruce E. Crabtree Sr., and Jan Frost of Colorado.

Maternal great-grandparents are Betty and John Tengelitsch and Imagene and Ronald Heminger, of Buchanan.


Stephanie Henslee and Zecharias Warren, of Niles, are the parents of a daughter, Zeuriah Warren, born at 2:05 p.m. March 7.

Zeuriah weighed 6 pounds, 5 ounces, and was 19 inches long.

Her siblings are Jatayvia Cobins, 12; Aariana Blackmon, 9; and Donavon Parson, 5.

Maternal grandparents are Joylynn and James Henslee, of Harford.

Paternal grandparents are Stacey Transon and Willis Warren, of Dowagiac.


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