Austin and Molly Blakeney of Brandon announce the birth of their daughter, Simmons Nora Blakeney, on Dec. 28, 2016, at Baptist Medical Center in Jackson.

She weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces and was 21 inches long.

Her maternal grandparents are Mickey and Connie Black of Greenwood.

Her paternal grandparents are Brien and Randa Blakeney of Flowood and Jeff and Pamela Creel of Pensacola, Florida.

Her maternal great-grandmother is Janie Simmons of Inverness.

Her paternal great-grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Blakeney of Flowood and Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Hall of Brandon.

She is the great-great-granddaughter of Christine Moore of Raymond.

Mrs. Blakeney is former Molly Simmons Black of Greenwood.

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