Births 1-21Published 6:11pm Friday, January 20, 2012
Lauren and Dustin Cornelius of Niles are the parents of a daughter, Elizabeth “Libby” Christine Cornelius, born Jan. 7, 2012 at Memorial Birthing Center. She weighed 7 pounds 1 ounce and was 20.5 inches long.
Grandparents are Elizabeth Steel Karlowicz, Pete Karlowicz and Isaiah and Diane Cornelius.
Great-grandparents are Don and Verna Carpenter and Adele Pytel.
Corey Brookins and Brittany Ottinger of Niles are the parents of a daughter, Adaina Brookins, born Dec. 31, 2011, at Lakeland-Niles. She weighed 7 pounds 12 ounces.
Corey is also the father of Corey Brookins Jr., 9, and Maria Brookins, 8.
Maternal grandmother is Loretta Ottinger of Niles. Paternal grandmother is Robin Brookins of Dowagiac.
Maternal great-grandmother is Ruby Ottinger of Dowagiac. Paternal great-grandmother is Barbara Brookins of Dowagiac.
Adam Seidner and Ericka Kutz of Niles are the parents of a daughter, born Jan. 8, 2012, at Lakeland-Niles. She weighed 7 pounds 9 ounces.
The Seidners are also the parents of Adam, 16 months, and Autumn, 11.
Maternal grandparents are Dale and Marcy Kutz of Niles. Paternal grandparents are the late Darryl and Pam Seidner of Niles.
Maternal great-grandparents are Anna Kutz of Three Rivers and Shirley Pinch of Niles. Paternal great-grandparents are Don and Jean Nichols of Niles.
DeMarco and Lynzie Thompson of Niles are the parents of a son, born Jan. 11, 2012, at Lakeland-Niles. He weighed 8 pounds.
The Thompsons are also the parents of Se’cret, 5.
Maternal grandfather is Mark Guernsey of Niles. Paternal grandmother is Darla Thompson of South Bend.
Paternal great-grandmother is Wanda Thompson of Niles.
Tarryn Ayers and Hans Tuesta of Berrien Springs are the parents of a son, born Jan. 14, 2012, at Lakeland-Niles. He weighed 6 pounds 10 ounces.
Maternal grandparents are Laurie and Jay Ayers of Holly, Mich. Paternal grandparents are Betho and Leslye Tuesta of Berrien Springs.
William Alford Jr. and Nancy Alford of Niles are the parents of a girl, Allison Alford, born Jan. 12, 2012, at Lakeland-Niles. She weighed 8 pounds 3 ounces and was 19.5 inches long.
Allison has four sisters and two brothers.
Grandparents are William Alford Sr. and Florence Alford; the late Betty Lou Alford; Marily Lane and the late Calvin Lane; and Vera Geideman and the late Kenneth Geideman.