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Births (published 10/11)

Friday, October 11, 2002

CHARLESTON - Menzise Jannel Richardson and Abe Kwane Andrews are the parents of their first child, a daughter, born at 7:29 p.m. Sept. 7, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Khia Jordan Richardson weighed 8 pounds, 13 ounces and was 19-inches long.

Maternal grandparents are Donna Richardson of Sikeston and Chester Richardson of Akron, Ohio.

Paternal grandparents are Glenda Andrews and Abe Williams of Sikeston.

CHARLESTON - Shauntina C. Kent is the mother of her first child, a daughter, born at 9:40 a.m. Sept. 12, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Dorrinda Lafaye Kent weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces and was 19-inches long.

Grandparents are Doris Riley Kent and Odell Kent Jr.

Great-grandparents are Odell and Rosie Kent, Otha Mary Riley and Robert "Billy" Bradley.

SIKESTON - Kevin Nathaniel Abernathy and Bobbie Jo Carpenter are the parents of their third child, first son, born at 6:14 p.m. Sept. 12, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Ethan Nathaniel Abernathy weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces and was 19-inches long.

Maternal grandparents are Jim and Pauline Ward.

Paternal grandparents are Joe and Mary Abernathy.

PARMA - Jackie Renee Frazier is the mother of her fifth child, third son, born at 5:44 p.m. Sept. 12, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Jeremiah Franklin Frazier weighed 6 pounds, 7 ounces and was 18-inches long.

Grandmother is Mildred Davis.

HAYTI - Janea Lynn Swan and Joshua Latane Alfrey are the parents of their first child, a daughter, born at 7:34 p.m. Sept. 12, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Madisyn Adrienna Swan weighed 9 pounds, 3 ounces and was 19 1/2-inches long.

Swan, daughter of Gary Swan and Jan Swan, is a waitress and student.

Alfrey, son of Mary Alfrey, is a carpenter.

SIKESTON - Galen Scot and Christina Marie McWaters are the parents of their first child, a daughter, born at 6:56 p.m. Sept. 13, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Lindsey Grace McWaters weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces and was 21-inches long. The former Christina Lewis, Mrs. McWaters is the daughter of the Rev. Jack and Norma Lewis of Lilbourn. She is employed with the Bank of New Madrid.

McWaters, son of H.C. McWaters of Matthews and the late Geraldine McWaters, is employed by Helena Chemical in New Madrid.

Maternal great-grandmother is Dorothy Morrison of Lilbourn.

SIKESTON - Qin-Lin and DA-Yang Huang are the parents of their third child, second daughter, born at 9:02 p.m. Sept. 13, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Ashleigh Huang weighed 7 pounds and was 19-inches long.

Mr. and Mrs. Huang are employed by China Garden.

ESSEX - Barbara Kay Hill and Jimmy Glenn Chafin Sr. are the parents of a twin son and daughter, born Sept. 13, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. When Adam Michael Chafin arrived at 8:25 p.m., he weighed 5 pounds, 4 ounces and was 18 1/2-inches long. Olivia Lynn Chafin weighed 4 pounds, 12 ounces and was 17 1/4-inches long when she was born at 8:26 p.m.

Maternal grandfather is David Wayne Hill.

Paternal grandparents are George and Loetta Chafin.