Mishay Poindexter and Marshall Sims, of Sedalia, became the parents of a son, Zakkai Thomas Dyrelle, born Monday, Dec. 31, 2007, at Bothwell Regional Health Center. He weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces.
The maternal grandparents are Carmen and Charles Taylor, of Sedalia, and Kent Cline, of Columbia. The maternal great-grandparents are Charlotte Cline, of Columbia, and James Montgomery, of Sedalia. The maternal great-great-grandmother is Charline Cline, of Columbia.
The paternal grandparents are Nancy and Donald VanBuren and John Sims, all of Sedalia. The paternal great-grandmother is Pearl Sims, of Sedalia.