Howie and April (Schiller) Thompson, Union, announce the birth of son, Brody Ora Thompson. Born Dec. 2, 2013, at Mercy Hospital Washington, he weighed 8 pounds and was 20 1/2 inches long.

Brody joins Raylyn, 18, Hayden, 10, Garrett, 9, and Presley, 5.

Maternal grandparents are Cheryl Richardson and Edward Richardson, Union. Paternal grandparents are Kim Pearson, Union, and Kevin Pearson, Fenton. Great-grandparents are Gary Stewart and the late Kathryn Stewart, Hazel Green, Ala., the late Charles Schiller Sr. and Della Zeilmann, Union.