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January 10, 2013

Zeona Pearl Dean is First Baby of the New Year

Zeona Dean is the first baby of 2013 born at Scotland County Hospital. Pictured are nurse Marlene Mack, Daniel Dean, Dr. Jeff Davis, April Dean and Zeona.

After more than 100 babies came into the world in 2012 at Scotland County Hospital, the counter has been reset. Zeona Pearl Dean is the first baby of the New Year born at SCH.

Zeona was born at 4:02 p.m. on Thursday, January 3rd. She weighed eight pounds and 13 ounces and was 22 1/2 inches in length. Parents are April and Daniel Dean of Kahoka. Zeona has two siblings, Dartae and Kidn.

Grandparents are Daryl Bunker of Kahoka, Adrianne Wollney of Keokuk, IA, Phyllis and Darrell Dean of Canton. Great-grandparents are Nancy and Larry Adamson of Kahoka.

Dr. Jeff Davis performed the delivery.

As the first baby of the New Year, Ms. Dean was showered with a number of gifts donated by area merchants.

Sponsors of the event included: Scotland County Health Department and Home Health Agency, Memphis Farm & Home, Community Bank of Memphis, Bange's Gun Shop, Sew & Go Quilt Guild, RPM, SCH/SCCC Ladies Auxiliary, Cook's Mens Store, Kimberly Nicoli Attorney at Law Scotland County Prosecuting Attorney, Memphis Democrat, Exchange Bank of Northeast Missouri, Walker Motors, US Bank, Don F. Harrison Insurance, The Daisy Patch, and Oak Ridge Motel.

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