John and Lindsey Benson, of Columbia, became the parents of a son, Smith David Benson, born Sept. 29, 2015, at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia. He weighed 9 pounds, 3 ounces. The maternal grandparents are Fred and Debbie Smith, of Sedalia. The paternal grandparents are Dave and Karen Benson, of Sedalia. The maternal great-grandparents are Lyle and Patty Felten, of Sedalia. The paternal great-grandmother is Regina Hays, of Monroe City.