WESTON, W.Va. – Dr. Robert Harris delivered the Mon Health Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital New Year’s Baby at 6:20 a.m. on Saturday, January 4, at the Weston healthcare facility.
The little girl, Ameliyia Grace, is the first child of Logan Shannon and Emily Sinclair, of Buckhannon. She weighed in at six pounds, eight ounces and measured twenty inches long. Her father works for the City of Buckhannon’s Water Department and her mother works at the Hodgesville Mini Mart.
Logan commented, “Many of our family and friends wanted her to be a Christmas baby or New Year’s baby. I am just happy she is here and healthy.”
Little Amelia’s paternal grandparents are Kevin Shannon and Gwen McDaniels, and step-grandfather Robert “Rusty” Surface of Buckhannon. She has several uncles including Joshua Cicero of Elkins and Wyatt Surface of Buckhannon. The paternal great-grandparents are Bill Shannon and Brenda Phillips, of Buckhannon, and Peter and Vanessa McDaniels of Buckhannon.
Maternal grandparents are Brian Sinclair and Rosemarie Wood of Buckhannon. The maternal great-grandparents are Lue and Walter Sinclair of Buckhannon and Leona Wood of Buckhannon. Her uncle is Wade Sinclair of Buckhannon.
The baby received diapers, baby clothes and stuffed toys from the Hospital and Auxiliary Gift Shop. Emily is also proud to say that she is breastfeeding her new baby.