New Names in the News Jan. 2, 2013
Christopher Thomas and Danee Deffenbaugh of Urbana have named their first child Aubrey Linn Thomas.
She was born at 2:12 p.m. Nov. 1 at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana. She weighed 6 pounds, 9 ounces.
Christopher Thomas is a maintenance worker for the Urbana Park District and Danee Deffenbaugh is a receptionist at the Mettler Center in Champaign.
Aubrey's grandparents are Julie Thomas of Fisher, Don Deffenbaugh of Mansfield, and Denise Deffenbaugh and Gaylen Lecher, both of Champaign.
Great-grandparents are Fred and Pam March of Fithian and Millie Deffenbaugh of Mansfield.
Brian Hefley and Marci Mitchell of Champaign have named their son Gavin Mitchell Hefley.
He was born at 1:42 p.m. Nov. 20 at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana. He weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces.
Brian Hefley is a carpenter for Local 444 in Champaign. Marci Mitchell works as an executive assistant at Mosser Shoes in Champaign.
Gavin's grandparents are Rhonda and Dan Mitchell of Urbana; Lynn Goodman of Urbana; and Rick Hefley of Thomasboro. Great-grandparents are Ruth McNear of St. Joseph and Barbara Stump of Rustburg, Va.