Doug and Sherry (Colvis) Wideman, Washington, announce the birth of a daughter, Ava Elizabeth Wideman. Born May 3, 2013, at Mercy Hospital Washington, she weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce, and was 20 1/2 inches long.

Ava joins Mason Wideman, 2.

Maternal grandparents are David and Maureen Colvis, Labadie. Paternal grandparents are Tim and Jody Wideman, St. Clair. Great-grandparents are John and Charlotte Benning, Dellwood, Vern and Sue Colvis, St. Louis, Bobby and Phyllis Wideman and Beverly Wilson, all of St. Clair.