Daughter to Charles and Laura Schwepker Jr. of Lees Summit, Mo., St. Joseph Health Center in Kansas City, Mo., 12:25 p.m. Wednesday, July 9, 2003. Name, Lauren Nicole. Weight, 9 pounds 1 ounce. Third child, first daughter. Mrs. Schwepker is the former Laura Pirrone, daughter of Vince and Arlene Pirrone of Overland, Mo. Schwepker is the son of Charles and Mary Schwepker Sr. of Cape Girardeau. He is marketing professor at Central Missouri State University in Warrensburg.
Son to Damian Mark and Marla Kay Eftink of Marble Hill, Mo., Southeast Missouri Hospital, 3:16 p.m. Monday, July 14, 2003. Name, Matthew Joseph. Weight, 8 pounds 1/2 ounce. Second son. Mrs. Eftink is the former Marla Pobst, daughter of Marvin Pobst of Oran, Mo., and the late Kay Pobst. Eftink is the son of August Eftink and Margie Eftink of Marble Hill. He is employed by Eftink and Sons Backhoe.
Son to Darrel Wayne and Tracy Pauline Latham of Sikeston, Mo., Southeast Missouri Hospital, 10:06 p.m. Saturday, July 19, 2003. Name, Gabriel Alexander. Weight, 6 pounds 8 ounces. Third child, second son. Mrs. Latham is the former Tracy Rodgers, daughter of Larry and Joann Rodgers of Sikeston. She is a hairdresser at Smart Style. Latham is the son of Loyd and Donna Latham and Vonnie Latham, all of Sikeston. He is a case sealer at Tetra-Pak Materials Inc.
Son to Rodney D. and Casey M. Brown of McClure, Ill., Southeast Missouri Hospital, 12:34 a.m. Sunday, July 20, 2003. Name, William Alex. Weight, 8 pounds. Second child, first son. Mrs. Brown is the former Casey Dalton, daughter of Phyllis and Bob York of Cape Girardeau, and Bill Dalton of Gordonville. She is employed by Zimmer Radio Group. Brown is the son of Mike and Linda Brown of McClure, and Virginia and Jerry Munson of Peoria, Ill. He is employed at Vascular Services Inc.
Daughter to Michael Thomas and Chaundra Lee Mason of Scott City, Southeast Missouri Hospital, 2:56 p.m. Sunday, July 20, 2003. Name, Misty Dawn. Weight, 6 pounds 13 ounces. Fourth child, third daughter. Mrs. Mason is the former Chaundra Lesch, daughter of Lindell Lesch of Allenville, and Jess and Linda Phillips of Oran, Mo. She is manager at Paradise Flowers and Gifts. Mason is the son of Ronald and Barbara Mason of Scott City. He is an electrician at Procter & Gamble.
Son to Clement Joseph and Richelle Leighe Halter of Cape Girardeau, Southeast Missouri Hospital, 1:43 a.m. Monday, July 21, 2003. Name, Mitchell Joseph. Weight, 6 pounds 3 1/2 ounces. Second child, first son. Mrs. Halter is the former Richelle Uhrhan, daughter of Susan Uhrhan of Chaffee, Mo. She is employed at Regional Primary Care. Halter is the son of Clarence Halter and Anna Mae Halter of Chaffee. He is employed at Spartech Polycom.
Daughter to Lonnie M. and Lezlie C. Lasswell of Jackson, Southeast Missouri Hospital, 7:31 a.m. Monday, July 21, 2003. Name, Sydnie Grace. Weight, 7 pounds 10 ounces. The couple also has a twin son and daughter. Mrs. Lasswell is the former Lezlie Ashford, daughter of Sherry and Albert Brown of Bethalto, Ill., and the late Gordon Ashford. She is a department head at Hobby Lobby Creative Center. Lasswell is the son of LaVern and Palmer Lasswell of Godfrey, Ill., and Dolores and Don Robinson of Cape Girardeau. He is employed at R.M. CoCo.
Son to Justin Chad and Ashley Danielle Gentry of Scott City, Southeast Missouri Hospital, 10:48 p.m. Tuesday, July 22, 2003. Name, Dayton Cole. Weight, 6 pounds. Mrs. Gentry is the former Ashley Yetman, daughter of James and Becki Yetman of Scott City. She is a server at Red Lobster. Gentry is the son of Melvin and Dorothy DeBrock of Kelso, Mo., and Steve Gentry of Leopold, Mo. He is a machine operator at Pavestone Co.
Daughter to Robert Wayne and Kelly Nicole Monroe of Cape Girardeau, Southeast Missouri Hospital, 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 23, 2003. Name, Eve Caroline. Weight, 7 pounds 6 ounces. Third child, second daughter. Mrs. Monroe is the former Kelly Renner, daughter of Michael and Brenda Renner of Cape Girardeau. Monroe is the son of Danny and Carolyn Monroe of Cape Girardeau. He is employed by Monroe Plumbing and Heating.
Daughter to Kevin Lance and Tracey Lynn Akers of Jackson, Southeast Missouri Hospital, 6:13 p.m. Wednesday, July 23, 2003. Name, Allison Lynn. Weight, 6 pounds 15 ounces. First child. Mrs. Akers is the former Tracey Garner, daughter of Bob and Ann Garner of Barnhart, Mo., and Chuck and Carol Bradford of Goose Creek, S.C. She is human resource manager at Ozarc Gas Equipment and Supply Inc. Akers is the son of Tom and Annabelle Akers of Higden, Ark. He is a salesman with Ozarc Gas.