Kristen Marie Kessler was born August 21, 2009 at 9:50 p.m. She weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces.
She is the daughter of Chris and MaryKate Kessler of Eagle Rock. Paternal grandparents are Michael and Diana Kessler of Fincastle. Maternal grandparents are Donna Pennington of Green Bank, W.Va., and the late Roy Pennington. Paternal great-grandparents are Richard and Lola Kessler of Blue Ridge.
Kristen has a 4-year-old sister, Lacey.