She was born on Dec. 1, 2014 at 11:01 p.m. in St. Anthony’s Medical Center in Alton, the daughter of J Marrco B. Banks and Liz Ballinger, both of Alton. She weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces and was 18 inches long. Grandparents are Robert McGowan of Alton, Sarah M. Banks of Alton, Clarence Scruggs of Alton, and Victoria Henderson of Alton. Big brother, Jabhari Banks, is age 8.