SIKESTON - Jayenice Amerson is the mother of her second child, first son, born at 7:28 p.m. July 5, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Dequan Andrew Amerson weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces and was 20-inches long.
Amerson, daughter of Johnnie Amerson, Ralph Amerson and Emma Davis, is a cosmetology student.
CHAFFEE - Michael A. and Kendra D. Coffee Sr. are the parents of their sixth child, third daughter, born at 7:09 a.m. July 8, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Mishelle Grace Coffee weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces and was 19 1/2-inches long.
Mrs. Coffee is the former Kendra McPherson, daughter of Cheryl Gagliardi of St. Louis, Ken McPherson of Advance and the late Terry Gagliardi.
Coffee is the son of Mike and Kim Coffee of Dexter.
BERTRAND - Danielle Smith is the mother of her first child, a son, born at 2:27 p.m. July 8, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Tanner Garrett Smith weighed 6 pounds, 4 ounces and was 19-inches long.
Grandparents are Mark Anthony Smith and Sheryl Kay Smith.
SIKESTON - Donald and Tricia Freeman are the parents of their third child, first daughter, born at 9:51 a.m. July 8, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Olivia Dawn Freeman weighed 6 pounds, 9 ounces and was 19 1/2-inches long.
Mrs. Freeman, daughter of David and Karen Syre, is an assistant manager at Burger King.
Freeman is the son of Larry and Phyllis Freeman.
BERNIE - Ronnie and Janice McClain are the parents of their second daughter, born July 8, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Autumn Marie McClain weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and was 20-inches long.
Mrs. McClain is the daughter of Janis Herrington and Jack Seabaugh.
McClain, son of Danny McClain and Sharon McClain, is a drywall hanger.