Tynan and Abidemi Ipaye
of Ranson, W.Va., announce the birth of a son, Blaine Nasser Donovan Ipaye, June 21, 2012. Maternal grandparents are Chuck and Sherri Rose of Kearneysville, W.Va. Paternal grandparents are Nasser Ipaye and Adebiji Ipaye of Columbia, Md.
Amanda Lynn and John Allen Mitchem of Ranson, W.Va., announce the birth of a daughter, Chelsea MaKayla Mitchem, July 2, 2012. Maternal grandparents are Tony Lowery of Ranson and Robert Stone of Inwood, W.Va. Paternal grandparents are Deborah Akers of Hagerstown, and Eric Groff of Frederick, Md. Maternal great-grandparents are Betty Lowery and the late Gary Lowery, and David Stone Sr. and Linda Stone of Emmitsburg, Md. Paternal great-grandparents are Dwight Hammond and Deborah Hammond of Dickerson, Md., and Jean Groff and John Groff of Frederick.
Sarah and Aaron Raines of Shenandoah Junction, W.Va., announce the birth of a son, Rodney Lee Raines, July 11, 2012. Maternal grandparents are John and Kathy Blue of Shenandoah Junction. Paternal grandparents are Mark Raines and Debra Raines, both of Shelby, N.C. Maternal great-grandparents are Agnes Tabler of Shepherdstown, W.Va., and Frances Blue of Williamsport. Paternal great-grandparents are Betty Raines of Martinsburg, W.Va., and Curtis and Mary Hite of Falling Waters, W.Va.
Janice Morris and Wes Karns of Ranson, W.Va., wish to announce the birth of a son, John Cody Karns, July 10, 2012. Maternal grandparents are Gary and Jaye Brosius of Harpers Ferry, W.Va. Paternal grandparents are John and Linda Karns of Martinsburg, W.Va.
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