Stephen and Mendy Ford of Kansas City, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Ava Renee. She was born at 7 p.m., May 3, 2012 at Research Hospital. Ava weighed 6 lbs. 9 oz. and was 20 inches long. She joins siblings Summer Rose, Raef William, Kiera Nichole, Keithley, Kaileigh, Victor and Zach.
Maternal grandparents are Janet Outersky of Richmond and Larry Outersky of Kansas City. Paternal grandparents are Larry and Vicki Ford of Raytown. Maternal great-grandparents are the late LaVete Jr. and Ernest Austin of Rayville, Martha Outersky and the late Joe W. Outersky of Richmond, and the late Rose and Glen Bales of Richmond. Paternal great-grandmother is Virginia Clark of Kansas City.