Samantha Tanis and Jason Betts of Bowie announce the birth of a daughter, Ellie Ray Betts, on Dec. 23, 2013, at Wise Regional Health System in Decatur.
She weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces and was 19 1/2 inches long.
She has one sister: Emma Jo Betts, 3.
Grandparents are Tim and Michelle Tanis of Azle and Tina and Darryl Betts of Bowie.
Great-grandparents are JoAnn Nobles, Fred Prince and Edith and Bobby Foster.