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Birth announcements
Oct. 13, 2002

By Staff
Don and Leah Blackwell of Meridian announce the birth of a son, Don Franklin "Trey" Blackwell III, on Sept. 27, 2002, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
Mrs. Blackwell is the former Leah Ann Gunn.
Daniel and Misty Day of Philadelphia announce the birth of a daughter, Aaliyah Danielle, on Sept. 27, 2002, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
Paternal grandparents are Robbie Duncan of Gautier and Faye Rogers of Philadelphia.
Maternal grandparents are Dan Malone of Philadelphia and Debbie P. Malone of Philadelphia.
Mrs. Day is the former Misty Lynn Malone.
Liza and Shawn Hannington of Meridian announce the birth of a daughter, Hannah Grace, on Sept. 27, 2002, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
Paternal grandparents are F.C. Hannington of Tampa and Marcia and Bobby McElroy of Meridian.
Maternal grandparent is Dr. Carlos Jimenez of Meridian.
Mrs. Hannington is the former Liza Jimenez.
Darren F. and Latina M. Williams of Meridian announce the birth of a son, Darrius Fredrick, on Sept. 27, 2002, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
Paternal grandparents are Emanuel Williams of Kankakee, Ill., Louis Rankin and Johnny Moore of Port Gibson.
Maternal grandparents are Mary L. Moore and Diane Rankin, both of Port Gibson.
Mrs. Williams is the former Latina Monee Moore.
Jessie Taylor of Meridian announces the birth of a daughter, Paisley Grace, on Sept. 28, 2002, at Rush Foundation Hospital.
Eric and Kimberly Bloxson announce the birth of a son, Eric Deamon Bloxson Jr., on Sept. 28, 2002, at Riley Hospital.
Paternal grandparents are Edd and Martha Boxson.
Maternal grandparents are Debra Johnson and Ray McGrew.
Mrs. Bloxson is the former Kimberly Neal.
Cody and April Heidelberg of Rose Hill announce the birth of a daughter, Megan Amanda, on Sept. 28, 2002, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
Paternal grandparents are Arliss and Rose Heidelberg of Newton.
Maternal grandparents are Kent and Janice Carey of Decatur.
Mrs. Heidelberg is the former April Estes.
Jamie and Marianne Strickland of Conehatta announce the birth of a son, Ian James, on Sept. 28, 2002, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
Paternal grandparents are Paul and Martha Strickland of Conehatta.
Maternal grandparents are Jerry and Mary Lang of Conehatta.
Mrs. Strickland is the former Marianne Lang.
Georgia Fairley and Derrick Watts of Meridian announce the birth of a daughter, Maryah Tenae Fairley, on Sept. 28, 2002, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
Paternal grandparent is Gloria Watts.
Maternal grandparent is Dorothy Waters.
Nicole Clearman of Marion announces the birth of a daughter, Kelsi Carlene, on Sept. 29, 2002, at Rush Foundation Hospital.
Sheila and Gregory Parr of Meridian announce the birth of a son, Landry Eaker, on Sept. 29, 2002, at Rush Foundation Hospital.
Mrs. Parr is the former Sheila Cuthbertson.
Suzaanne Cole and Fredrick Currie of Meridian announce the birth of a son, Damein Lashawn Currie, on Sept. 29, 2002, at Rush Foundation Hospital.
John and Shanna Anthony announce the birth of a son, Mason Cole, on Sept. 29, 2002, at Riley Hospital.
Paternal grandparents are Jimmy and Minnie Anthony.
Maternal grandparents are Kay Brown and Bruce and Sandra Alexander.
Mrs. Anthony is the former Shanna Alexander.
Ruby Toole announces the birth of a son, Johntavius Deshawn, on Sept. 29, 2002, at Riley Hospital.
Maternal grandparents are Wayne and Edna Toole.
Tambria Carlisle announces the birth of a son, Xavier Isiah Carlisle, on Sept. 30, 2002, at Riley Hospital.
Maternal grandparents are Dianne and Roosevelt Carlisle.
Angela Doss and Jerry Moody of Philadelphia announce the birth of a son Addison Nathaniel, on Sept. 30, 2002, at Rush Foundation Hospital.
Marquieta Robinson of Meridian announces the birth of twins, Keilon De'Ron and Keiron De'Lon, on Sept. 30, 2002, at Rush Foundation Hospital.
Dionysia Evans and Marquez Dupree of Philadelphia announce the birth of a daughter, My'Kasia Tiara Vashae Dupree, on Sept. 30, 2002, at Rush Foundation Hospital.
Nicole and Richie Long of Meridian announce the birth of a daughter, Larissa Anne, on Sept. 30, 2002, at Rush Foundation Hospital.
Mrs. Long is the former Nicole Fugate.
Gladys and Eddie Troup of Toomsuba announce the birth of a daughter, Niyah Shantai, on Sept. 30, 2002, at Rush Foundation Hospital.
Mrs. Troup is the former Gladys Barney.
Michelle and Scott Humphreys of Newton announce the birth of a daughter, Gracie Michelle, on Sept. 30, 2002, at Rush Foundation Hospital.
Mrs. Humphreys is the former Michelle Hardin.
Kelli and Chad Rainer of Meridian announce the birth of a son, William Conner, on Sept. 30, 2002, at Rush Foundation Hospital.
Mrs. Rainer is the former Kelli Wells.
Van and Tina Gavin of Meridian announce the birth of a daughter, Gentry Macall, on Sept. 30, 2002, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
Paternal grandparents are Bill and Glenda Gavin of Meridian.
Maternal grandparents are George and Lexie Dean of Chunky.
Mrs. Gavin is the former Tina Dean.
Christian and Sara Field of Little Rock announce the birth of a daughter, Jasmine Larue Rose, on Sept. 30, 2002, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
Paternal grandparents are Mark and Marianne Field.
Maternal grandparents are Leonard and Victoria Dean.
Mrs. Field is the former Sara LaRue Rene Taylor.
Shaneeka Willis and Ray Bush Jr. of Meridian announce the birth of a daughter, Rayondra Shanesia Bush, on Sept. 30, 2002, at Jeff Anderson Region Medical Center.
Paternal grandparents are Ray Bush Sr. of Meridian and Joanne Culpepper of Meridian.
Maternal grandparents are Lila and Robert Gordon of Meridian.
Latrisha Blakney and Travis Reed announce the birth of a daughter, Madison Nicole Reed, on Oct. 1, 2002, at Riley Hospital.
Paternal grandparents are Barry and Jean Stephens.
Maternal grandparents are Joanne Blakney and George Goodwin.
David and Billie W. Stephenson of Meridian announce the birth of triplets, Hannah Elizabeth, Lawson Weathers and Thomas Gillespie, on Oct. 1, 2002, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
Paternal grandparents are Shirley Gillespie Stephenson and the late Thomas Grady Stephenson Jr.
Maternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Billy Wayne Weathers and the late Sue Gail Weathers.
Mrs. Stephenson is the former Billie Janine Weathers.
Katrine Tingle of Newton announces the birth of a daughter, Madisyn Brynn Asha, on Oct. 1, 2002, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
Maternal grandparent is the Rev. Leon Tingle of Newton.
Jessie Johnson and Latonya Gowdy of Lauderdale announce the birth of a son, Jamarcus JaQuan, on Oct. 1, 2002, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
Paternal grandparents are Georgia B. Gowdy and Jackie B. Grace.
Maternal grandparents are Debbi and James Gowdy of Lauderdale.

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