Shane and Kristina Alford, and Blake and Eden are proud to announce the birth of their son and brother, Caden Chad Alford.
Caden was born at 2:15 p.m., May 12, 2007, at Freeman Hospital in Joplin. He weighed 8 pounds, and measured 22 inches.
Paternal grandparents are Sue and Dan Haase, Pierce City, Mo., and Gary and Debbie Alford, Carthage, Mo. Paternal great-grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Truman Brown, Carterville, Mo.
Maternal grandparents are Scott and Jan Woody, Loma Linda, Calif. Maternal great-grandparents are Betty Ann Woody, Nevada, and the late Charles A. Woody.