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New Year’s baby is welcomed

Submitted photo New parents Logan Shannon and Emily Sinclair hold daughter Ameliyia Grace as Mon Health SJMH CEO Avah Stalnaker looks on.

WESTON — Dr. Robert Harris delivered the Mon Health Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital New Year’s Baby at 6:20 a.m. on Jan. 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 20 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.

Mon Health System is an integrated network of physician clinics, outpatient centers and hospitals in North Central West Virginia that works together to make health care more accessible and affordable to the communities it serves. It includes three hospitals — its flagship medical center, Mon Health Medical Center in Morgantown; Mon Health Preston Memorial Hospital in Kingwood; Mon Health Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital in Weston; Stonewall Home Oxygen Therapy; Mon EMS; Mon Health Equipment & Supplies; and The Village at Heritage Point.

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