Andrew and Charity Sparks, Sheldon, Mo., are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Elias Bentlee Sparks, at 5:20 a.m. Dec. 20, 2012, at Mercy Hospital. He weighed 9 pounds, 1 oz. at birth.
Maternal grandparents include Reuben and Melissa Luevano, David Carter (great-grandparent), Rodney and Karen Dobias, great-grandmother Ileta Thompson.
Paternal grandparents are Robert and Amy Sparks, great-grandparents Gerald and Arline Shaver and Dixie Sparks.