Amber Franklin of Alton is the mother of a baby boy, Gavin Thomas Hunter Branscum. He was born at 2:45 a.m. Oct. 15, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 8 pounds, 4 1/2 ounces and was 22 and 1/2 inches long. His sibling is Matti, 3. Grandparents are Janice Branscum and Geneva Tillman of Alton, and Harol Branscum of Salem, Ark.