Jeffrey Nixon of Springfield and Jessica Stewart of Thayer are the parents of a baby girl, Willow Sierra Nixon. She was born at 3:29 p.m., June 6, 2009, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 6 pounds, 9-1/2 ounces and was 19-1/2 inches long. Her siblings are Kai, 13; Jake, 11; Max, 5; and Audrey, 5. Grandparents are Ken Parsley of Springfield and Jessie McDonald of Thayer.