Ryden Lee Elkinton, a boy, was born at 2:15 p.m. Monday, Aug. 24, 2009 at Mercy Health Center, Fort Scott, to parents Dusty and Aubrey Elkinton of Moundville, Mo. Ryden joins siblings Halley and Talya.
Maternal grandparents are Kenna Clements, Deerfield, Mo., and the late Larry "Bub" Clements Jr. and Rick and Teresa Klumpp, Richards, Mo. Maternal great-grandparents are Leon and Betty Emery, Deerfield, and Shirley Klumpp, Nevada, and the late Richard Klumpp.
Paternal grandparents are Larry and Dixie Elkingon, Oskaloosa, Kan. Paternal great-grandmother is Ethel May, Ozawkie, Kan.