Clifton and Tessa Ware of Bowden announce the birth of a son, born at 8:51 p.m. Dec. 31, 2011, in Davis Memorial Hospital. The infant weighed 6 pounds, 4 ounces and has been named Bricen Bradley Ware. The mother is the former Tessa Marie Yokum. Maternal grandparents are Rick and Phyllis Yokum. Paternal grandparents are Donald and Ruby Ware and Dottie Warner. Great-grandparents are Ted Yokum of Harman, Brenda Yokum of Alpena, Betty Vance of Whitmer, Loverine Ware of Belington and Audrey Summerfield of Beverly.