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Birth Announcements
Sept. 5, 2001

By Staff
Phillip and Grace Pope announce the birth of a son, William-Presley Ethaniel, on Aug. 8, 2001, at Riley Hospital.
Mrs. Pope is the former Grace Long.
Dusty Taylor and Gail Nowell of Meridian announce the birth of a daughter, Destiny Kanah Taylor, at Rush Foundation Hospital on Aug. 11, 2001.
Paternal grandparents are John and Frances Davis of Philadelphia
Maternal grandparents are Ken and Mary Stapp of Meridian
Darrick and Tina Busby announce the birth of a daughter, Cloe Grace, on Aug. 19, 2001, at Riley Hospital.
Mrs. Busby is the former Tina Dixon.
John and Sue Sneed announce the birth of a son, Marshall Browning, on Aug. 19, 2001, at Riley Hospital.
Maternal grandfather is E.D. Browning of Mountain Park, Okla.
Mrs. Sneed is the former Sue Browning.
Yerby and LuAnn Hughes of Meridian announce the birth of a daughter, Mariah Leigh, on Aug. 20, 2001, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
Paternal grandparents are Yerby L. Hughes and Jean Hughes.
Maternal grandparents are Martha and Johnny Boyette.
Mrs. Hughes is the former LuAnn Brantley.
Tyrone and Monica Lewis of Meridian announce the birth of a daughter, Au'zyunna Ty'unne, on Aug. 20, 2001, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
Paternal grandparent is Sarah McGlothin of Meridian.
Maternal grandparents are the Rev. J. R. and Sella Cox Jennings of Bailey.
Mrs. Lewis is the former Monica Lynn Cox.
Dana Johnson of Gilbertown, Ala., announces the birth of a daughter, Bailey Nicole, on Aug. 21, 2001, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
Maternal grandparents are James and Rebecca Johnson of Gilbertown.
Wendell and Kandis Giesbrecht of Macon announce the birth of a daughter, Loralee Dawn, on Aug. 21, 2001, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
Paternal grandparents are Larry and Glennis Giesbrecht of Macon.
Maternal grandparents are Delbert and Susie Koehn of Scooba.
Mrs. Giesbrecht is the former Kandis Dawn Koehn.
Michael and Dana Kelly of Needham, Ala., announce the birth of a daughter, Regan Elizabeth, on Aug. 21, 2001, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
Paternal grandparents are Jackie Kelly of Needham and John Michael Kelly of Butler, Ala.
Maternal grandparents are Anne Shoemaker of Butler and the late Randall Shoemaker.
Mrs. Kelly is the former Dana Shoemaker.
Brittney Thrash and Scott Wood of Meridian announce the birth of a son, Michael S. Wood, on Aug. 21, 2001, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
Paternal grandparents are Ruby Mitchelle and Ray Wood.
Maternal grandparents are Penny and David Thrash.
Stephanie Matthews announces the birth of a son, Quandarius Stefon, on Aug. 21, 2001, at Riley Hospital.
Kerby and Jennifer McDonald of Meridian announce the birth of a son, Samuel Reginald, on Aug. 22, 2001, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
Paternal grandparent is Mrs. Reginald McDonald Jr. of Meridian.
Maternal grandparents are Lynn Holland of Bay St. Louis and Mr. and Mrs. Bill Doughty.
Mrs. McDonald is the former Jennifer Ayres Doughty.
Wendy and Peter Alvarez of Meridian announce the birth of a son, Jordan Peter, on Aug. 22, 2001, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
Paternal grandparent is Pedro Alvarez of Meridian.
Maternal grandparents are Cindy and Howard McCormick of Meridian.
Mrs. Alvarez is the former Wendy McCormick.
Brad and Stephanie Peeks of Quitman announce the birth of a daughter, Katelyn Elizabeth, on Aug. 22, 2001, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
Paternal grandparents are Charles and Jean Peets of Vicksburg.
Maternal grandparents are "Doc" and Carol Ann Oakman of Vicksburg.
Mrs. Peeks is the former Stephanie Lynette Oakman.
Susan Triplett and Mark Davis of Philadelphia announce the birth of a daughter, Simaria Na'Jawa Menez Davis, on Aug. 22, 2001, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
Paternal grandparents are Mary J. Anderson and Willie Earl Triplett.
Maternal grandparents are Flossie Mae Lewis and Willie Lewis.
Craig and Brooke Clay announce the birth of a son, Joseph Dwight, on Aug. 22, 2001, at Riley Hospital.
Mrs. Clay is the former Brooke Smith.
Antroinette Smith and Jovon Smith announce the birth of a daughter, Alesha Shont, on Aug. 22, 2001, at Riley Hospital.
Barraka and Shakennia Bland of Meridian announce the birth of a daughter, Amaya Elyse, on Aug. 22, 2001, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
Paternal grandparents are Edwin Bland and Mary Bland
Maternal grandparents are Glenda Parks and George Parks
Mrs. Bland is the former Shakennia Janay Parks.
Rodney and Deborah Watts of Toxey, Ala., announce the birth of a daughter, Kallie London, on Aug. 23, 2001, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
Paternal grandparents are the late Bobby Ray Watts of Meridian.
Maternal grandparents are the late Junior and Anne Donald of Toxey.
Mrs. Watts is the former Deborah Jean Donald.
Reshettia W. Lucas of DeKalb announces the birth of a son, Ahmad Jahdarrious, born on Aug. 23, 2001, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
Maternal grandparents are Johnny and Mildred Lucas of DeKalb.
Ray and Cindy Hodgins of Meridian announce the birth of a daughter, Kaylee Elaine, on Aug. 24, 2001, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
Paternal grandparents are Max and Ivonne Hodgins of Meridian.
Maternal grandparents are A.J. and Willie Jean Edwards of Bratt, Fla.
Mrs. Hodgins is the former Cindy Edwards.

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