Jeff and September (Williams) West, Washington, announce the birth of a son, Matthew Noble West. Born Dec. 27, 2012, at Mercy Hospital Washington, he weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces, and was 20 inches long.

Matthew joins Jessica, 16, Joshua, 14, Jonathan, 9, Sarah, 8, Joseph, 7, Leah, 5, Caleb, 3, and Kristen, 2.

Maternal grandparents are Robert Williams, Lonedell, and Brenda and Ron Mattison, Mountain Home, Ark. Paternal grandparents are Louise and Jim Watts, Prattville, Ala., and Baylis and Evie West, Defiance.