Shalayla Cheryl Ovitt was born on Jan. 8 at 7:29 a.m. to Crystal and Whitman Ovitt of Walthourville. She was born at Liberty Regional Medical Center and weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces and measured 19 inches. Her maternal grandparents are Faye Coley and Edward Rattray of Hinesville. Her paternal grandparents are Nancy Walden and Thomas Ovitt of Hinesville. She is welcomed by sister, Shaniyia Ovitt.