Eli Eugene Purk

Emily (Davis) Purk and Lee Purk announce the birth of Eli Eugene Purk, born at 11:36 a.m. July 5, 2016, at Springfield Regional Medical Center. He weighed 8 pounds 1.6 ounces and measured 21 inches. He joins sister Elaina Grace, 11, and brothers Levi Agustus “Gus,” 8, and Dylan Garrett, 4.

Maternal grandparents are Paul and Shelley Davis of Urbana. Paternal grandparents are Ron and Chris Purk of St. Paris.

Maternal great-grandparents are Jean Hunt and the late Eugene Hunt of Urbana, and the late Paul and Sylvia Davis, both formerly of Urbana. Paternal great-grandparents are the late Gus and Dortha May Purk, both formerly of St. Paris, and the late Marvin and Georgia Brown, both formerly of St. Paris.