CAPE GIRARDEAU - Greg and Joy Hill are the parents of their 12th child, fifth son, born at 5:25 a.m. May 17, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Collin Michael Hill weighed 9 pounds, 5 ounces and was 21-inches long.
The former Joy Bowen, Mrs. Hill is the daughter of Ed Bowen of Millersville.
Hill, son of Betty Hill of Sikeston, is service manager for Ozarc Gas in Cape Girardeau.
ADVANCE - Amy Marie Teets and Jonathan Earl Eldridge are the parents of their second child, first son, born at 8:44 a.m. May 17, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Jonathan Michael Eldridge weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces and was 20 1/2-inches long.
Maternal grandparents are Millie and Norbert Vandeven of Leopold and Stanley Teets of Dexter.
Paternal grandparents are Diane Eldridge of Advance and Marvin Eldridge of Marble Hill.
SIKESTON - Michael Lynn and Pamela Frances Jett are the parents of their first child, a son, born at 1:46 p.m. May 22, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Samuel Garrett Jett weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces and was 18 1/2-inches long.
SIKESTON - Andy J. and Abbie Wescoat Cooper are the parents of their second child, first daughter, born at 2:32 p.m. May 23, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Carson Alice Cooper weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces and was 19 1/2-inches long.
Mrs. Cooper is the former Abbie Wescoat, daughter of John and Phyllis Wescoat of New Madrid.
Cooper, son of Joan Cooper of New Madrid and the late William Cooper, is employed by the City of Sikeston.
ORAN - Melissa Ann Loper is the mother of her second son, born at 7:13 p.m. May 24, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Tyson Deon Loper weighed 6 pounds, 8 1/2 ounces and was 18 1/2-inches long.
Grandparents are Brenda Loper of Oran and Doug Loper of Wiggins, Miss.
ORAN - Wesley Scott and Karla Gale Graviett are the parents their third daughter, born at 4:19 a.m. May 24, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Kenna Breanne Graviett weighed 6 pounds, 9 1/2 ounces and was 19-inches long.
The former Karla Patterson, Mrs. Graviett is the daughter of Wayne and Linda Patterson of Oran. She is a teacher with the Oran R-3 School District.
Graviett, son of Eugene and Doris Graviett of Oran, is employed by Construction Trailer Specialists Incorporated.