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Births (published 7/17)

Wednesday, July 17, 2002

DEXTER - Joey and Rachel Schmidt are the parents of their fourth child, second daughter, born at 2:25 p.m. June 21, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Kali Alexis Schmidt weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces and was 18 1/2-inches long.

Mrs. Schmidt is the daughter of Clyde and Terrye Morehead of Fort Towson, Okla.

Schmidt is the son of Lonnie and Irene Schmidt of Mountain Grove.

CHARLESTON - Ronell Watkins and Annette Ware are the parents of their third child, first daughter, born at 9:28 a.m. June 22, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Ra'mazha A'riana Watkins weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces and was 19 1/4-inches long.

Ware, daughter of Beatrice Owens and the late Nelson Johnson, is employed in housekeeping.

Watkins, son of Ardie Reed and Janice Reed, is a construction worker.

SIKESTON - Neil and Amy Marie Gates are the parents of their first child, a daughter, born at 1:55 a.m. June 22, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Abigail Marie Gates weighed 6 pounds, 12 1/2 ounces and was 19 1/2-inches long.

Mrs. Gates is the former Amy Swiney, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Philip Swiney of Sikeston.

Gates is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Lester Gates of Sikeston.

SIKESTON - Jake and Tammy Myres are the parents of their first child, a son, born at 2:03 a.m. June 22, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. John Thomas Myers weighed 8 pounds, 9 ounces and was 20-inches long.

Mrs. Myres, daughter of Tom and Margie Maddox of Sikeston, is a retail assistant manager for Welcome Home.

Myres, son of Judith Myres of Charleston and Larry and Barbara Myres of Sikeston, is manager of Myres Vending.

SIKESTON - Jessica Sueing is the mother of her second child, first daughter, born at 7:20 p.m. June 24, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Mariah Mae Ann Sueing weighed 6 pounds, 2 ounces and was 18-inches long.

Grandparents are Lucinda Barker of St. Louis and Chet Barker of Quincy, Ill.

Great-grandparents are Leo and Doris Little of East Prairie.

EAST PRAIRIE - Eric and Crystal Johnston are the parents of their second child, first son, born at 8:21 a.m. June 24, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Mason Bryant Johnston weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces and was 20-inches long.

Mrs. Johnston is the daughter of Martha Humphrey of Charleston and Thomas and Beverly Humphrey of East Prairie.

Johnston is the son of Bryant and Carol Johnston of East Prairie.

ANNISTON - Jason D. and Kristin Danielle Douglas are the parents of their first child, a son, born at 7:23 a.m. June 24, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Clayton Tripp Douglas weighed 8 pounds, 1 ounce and was 20-inches long.

The former Kristin Shands, Mrs. Douglas is the daughter of Randy and Diane Shands of Anniston.

Douglas, son of Marsha and Gerald Douglas of East Prairie, is employed by Gates Rubber Company.

CAPE GIRARDEAU - William R. "Billy" and Samantha R. Keys are the parents of their first child, a daughter, born at 8:48 a.m. June 25, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Kennedy Paige Keys weighed 6 pounds, 11 1/2 ounces and was 19 1/2-inches long.

Mrs. Keys is the former Samantha Jones, daughter of Russell and Theresa Jones of New Madrid and is employed by VTG Audio.

Keys, son of Eddie and Colleen Keys of Cape Girardeau, is employed by Cape Public Schools.