Ericka Strickland and Kendrick Cooper of Hazlehurst proudly announce the birth of their son Grady Colton Cooper.
He was born at 11:07 a.m. on October 13, 2011, and weighed 7 pounds and 4 ounces and was 19 1/2 inches long. He was delivered by Dr. John Crane at the Appling Healthcare System. Grady joins older sister Kalyiann Cooper, age 3, and brother Landon Strickland, age 2. Grady is the grandson of Peggy and Sidney Strickland of Hazlehurst, and of Melissa Deen and Martin Cooper of Baxley.