Family welcomes 3rd child

Saturday, January 6, 2018

Ivan and Kylie Mareth and big sisters, Ivey and Lilien of Stotts City, announce the arrival of Aspen Sophia Fern.

Aspen was born at 7:57 a.m. on Aug. 29, 2017 at Freeman Hospital in Joplin. Aspen weighed in at 7 pounds and 7 ounces and measured 20-1/2 inches in length.

Maternal grandparents are Mark and Tonya Phillips, of Mt. Vernon. Maternal great grandparents are Velta and the late C.W. Phillips of Mt. Vernon, and Betty and the late Walter Horn of Grove, Okla. Maternal great great grandmother was the late Fern Phillips, of Mt. Vernon. Paternal grandparents are John and Janet Mareth, of Mt. Vernon. Paternal great grandparents are Bernard and Kay Means, of Lockwood, and Bob and Marlene Mareth of Monett. Paternal great great grandfather is Ted Lilienkamp of Lockwood.