Leroy and Danielle (Trower) Kerns, of Springfield, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Kierra Nicole Kerns. Kierra was born at 12:56 a.m., on Feb. 3, 2009, at Cox South Medical Center, in Springfield. She weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces, and measured 21 inches.
Maternal grandparents are Rick and Pam Trower, of Nevada. Maternal great-grandparents are Don and Betty Stukesbary, of Nevada, and Betty Trower, of Nevada.
Paternal grandparents are Junior and Debbie Kerns, of Nevada. Paternal great-grandparents are Nellie Groves, of Nevada, and J.D. Kerns, of Kansas City.