Payton Sue Nelson was born Saturday, Aug. 3, at Cox Hospital, Springfield, to parents Jeffrey and Haleigh (Rupke) Nelson, Fair Play. Payton weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces and was welcomed by her 3-year-old sister, Presley Lou Nelson.
Grandparents are Arlo and Brenda Rupke, Stockton; Grant Nelson, Fair Play; and Lisa Nelson, Stockton. Great-grandparents are Robert Hauver, Orleans, Neb.; Selma Nelson, Bolivar; and Mervin and Shirley Cargill, Stockton.