Bradley and Candace Sparks of Memphis, Tennessee, are proud to announce the birth of their first child, Ethan James Sparks. Ethan was born on May 18, 2016, at St. Francis Hospital in Memphis. He weighed nine pounds, one ounce, and measured 22 inches in length. Maternal grandfather is Robert Wayne Halvorson of Cottontown, Tennessee, and maternal grandmother is Gayle Margaret Halvorson of Hendersonville, Tennessee. Great-grandparents are the late Ervin and Florence Miller of Mahnomen, Minnesota, and Judy Halvorson of Fosston, Minnesota, and the late Wayne Halvorson of Fosston. Paternal grandparents are Dean and Betty Sparks of Tarkio, Missouri, and great-grandparents are Fern L. Sparks of Princeton, Missouri, and the late Doyle R. Sparks of Princeton and the late James V. and Helen Virginia Oliver of Bolckow, Missouri.