First baby of 2018 at Blessing Hospital
Harlyne Dawn Turner was the first baby of 2018 born at Blessed Beginnings, the maternity center at Blessing Hospital.
She was born at 9:05 a.m. on Tuesday, January 2nd, and is the daughter of Paulla Meyer and James Michael Turner of West Point, IL.
Harlyne weighed 6 pounds and 12.7 ounces and was 18.5 inches long. She has a sister, Jayma, age 5.
Harlyne was delivered by Drs. Jessica Curry and Gina Dietrich of Blessing Physician Services.
Through the generosity of more than 30 area businesses, organizations and individuals, the staff of Blessed Beginnings showered Harlyne and her family with gifts from Arby’s, Blessed Beginnings, Blessing Volunteers in Partnership, County Market, Culver’s, Daylight Donuts, Denman Medical Equipment & Supply, Expressions by Christine, Hampton Inn, HyVee, Jimmy John’s, Krazy Cakes, Kirlins, LaGondola, Lullaby Moon, Maya Mexican, Mercantile Bank, MJ Burton, Panera, Papa Murphy’s, Pizza Hut, Quincy Mall, Scottie’s Fun Spot, Starbucks, Sturhahn Jewelers, Tangerine Bowl, TCBY, Thyme Square, Top to Bottom, Underbrink’s Bakery, Wellman Florist, Zoup and the 2017 New Year’s baby/family