Delanio Mandes Porter and Ashley Marie Brooke Smith of Malden are proud to announce the birth of their child, a son, whom they have named Danton Maurice Porter. The infant was born at 9:49 p.m. Tuesday, January 1, 2013, at Saint Francis Medical Center's Family BirthPlace. He weighed seven pounds, ten ounces and was 20 inches long.
The infant's mother is employed with Dunklin County Assistant Prosecuting Attorney's office.
Maternal grandmother is Anna Vandergriff of Clarkton and maternal great-grandmother is Martha Anderson of Clarkton. Paternal grandmother is Marie Kilgore of Malden.
The infant was welcomed home by one brother and one sister.