Stephen and Mendy Ford, Kansas City, are proud to announce the birth of their son, Raef William Ford. Raef was born at 1:27 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 25, at North Kansas City Hospital. He weighed 9 lbs. 3 oz., and was 21 1/2 inches long. He joins siblings Summer Rose, Keithley, Kaileigh, Victor and Zach.
Maternal grandparents are Janet Outersky, Richmond and Larry Outersky, Kansas City. Paternal grandparents are Larry and Vicki Ford, Raymore.
Maternal great-grandparents are LaVeta J. Austin and the late Ernest Austin, Rayville, Joe and Martha Outersky, Richmond, Glen Bales and the late Rose Bales, Lexington. Paternal great-grandparent is Virginia Clark, Kansas City, Mo.