Scotland County Hospital in Memphis is pleased to announce the first baby born in 2016 at the Women’s Center. Benjamin Leonardo Kelley, who will be called “Leo”, is the son of Ben and Lindsie Kelley, of Lancaster. Leo was born on January 5, 2016, at 11:01 a.m. and weighed 5 lbs 12.2 oz and was 18.25 inches long. He is welcomed home by his big sister, Elizabeth, age 2. Dr. Jeff Davis provided the pre-natal care for the family. Dr. Randy Tobler delivered the baby.
Ben and Lindsie are no strangers around Scotland County Hospital. Lindsie is a night nurse at the hospital and Ben is an EMT for the Schuyler County Ambulance District and a dispatcher for the Schuyler County Sheriff’s Department.
Grandparents are Charles and Thelma Porter of Kirksville and Pam Kelley of Memphis.
Leo and his parents received a shower of gifts from the following businesses, individuals and organizations: Community Bank of Memphis; Cook’s Men’s Store; Countryside Flowers; The Daisy Patch; Exchange Bank of Northeast Missouri; Harrison Insurance Agency; J’s Foods; Kim Nicoli, Attorney; Laser Creations-Aaron & Stacie Dannenhauer; Memphis Democrat; Memphis Farm & Home; Payne Funeral Chapel; The Print Shop & Celia Marie’s Photography; Rose Hardware; Scotland County Health & Fitness Center; RPM Truck Accessories; US Bank; Milkweed Mercantile; SCCC/SCH Auxiliary; Sewing & Go Quilt Guild of Scotland & Schuyler Counties; Memphis Post Office – Monica March, Postmaster; and Walker Motors Collision Repair.