Melinda and Thomas Pierce Sr. of Cedar Springs are proud to announce the birth of their son, Thomas Lee Pierce, Jr. Thomas was born on September 14, 2011 at Spectrum Health Butterworth Campus at 9:02 am. He weighed 8 lbs. 4 oz. and was 19 ½ inches long. He was welcomed home by his sisters, Makayla, Natalie and Chloe, and grandparents Diana and Richard Portell of Grant, Michigan and Charlene Pierce of Cedar Springs.