GILLIS-- Cooper Owen Gillis, a boy, was born at Mercy Health Center in Fort Scott at 3:30 p.m. on Monday, April 28, 2008, to parents Brian and Hailey Gillis, Nevada, Mo. He weighed 7 pounds, 8.6 ounces and was 21 inches long at birth. Maternal grandparents are Roger and Traci Tippie, Rich Hill, Mo. Maternal great--grandparents are Roy and Wanda Fleischer, Butler, Mo and Billy Tippie, Rich Hill, Mo. Maternal great--great--grandmothers are Lorene Kline, Appleton City, Mo. and Hazel West, Rich Hill, Mo. Paternal grandparents are Russel and Colleen Gillis, Butler, Mo. Paternal great--grandmothers are Dorothy Herrell, Butler, Mo. and Betty Raps, Ft. Gibson, Mo.