Brandon and BJ Lee, formerly of Cortez, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Tayvia Star Lee. Born in Midland, Texas at 1:57 a.m. on Dec. 19, 2012, she weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces, and was 20 inches long at birth. Tayvia's siblings are brother, Antonio; sister, Justiss; and brother, Mataes. Her happy grandparents include Scott and Patti Bell of Cortez, Matt and Tami Vanderheiden of Beaumont, Texas, and Scott and Arlese Smith of Farmington, N.M.
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