Births for the week of 8/30/2013

Grant Howard Spoon

Clarissa Jean Wert

Embrace Leann Marie Madarang

Grant Howard Spoon was born to Bill and Amanda Spoon, of Cottonwood, on Aug. 2, 2013, at 3:39 p.m. at Mercy Medical Center in Redding. Grant weighed 6 pounds, 4 ounces.

Maternal grandparents are Rick and Grace Kemmer of Greenville.

Paternal grandparents are Kayle and Carol Spoon, of Cottonwood.

Great-grandparents are Shirley Spoon, of Cottonwood, and Bill and Nancy O’Brien, of Carmichael.


Clarissa Jean Wert was born to Nick and Miranda Wert, of Sparks, Nev., on Aug. 8, 2013, at 1:08 p.m. at St. Mary’s Hospital in Reno, Nev. Clarissa weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces.

Maternal grandparents are Jeff and Carol Love, of Sparks, Nev.

Paternal grandparents are Terry and Sheri Wert, of Quincy.

Great-grandparents are Betty Foist, of Royal Oak, Mich., and Margaret Wert of Chico.

Clarissa is also welcomed by siblings Penney, 6 and Patrick, 3.


Embrace Leann Marie Madarang was born to Christopher Madarang and Alanna Payne, of Quincy, on Aug. 15, 2013, at 8:20 a.m. at Plumas District Hospital in Quincy. Embrace weighed 8 pounds, 11 ounces.

Embrace is also welcomed by sibling Ella Rose Eyezlyn Madarang, 5.

Bryce James Sparks

Bryce James Sparks was born to Kevin and Stephanie Sparks, of Quincy, on Aug. 22, 2013, at 11:22 a.m. at Plumas District Hospital in Quincy. Bryce weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces.

Maternal grandparents are Charles and Bonnie Lippincott.

Paternal grandmother is Joyce Sparks.

Great-grandparents are Don and Lucille Sparks.

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