Births 10/4/03

Saturday, October 4, 2003

Short

Daughter to David Edward and Wendy Ann Short of Jonesboro, Ill., St. Francis Medical Center, 5:01 a.m. Friday, Sept. 26, 2003. Name, Halle Breann. Weight, 6 pounds 2 ounces. First child. Mrs. Short is the former Wendy Johnson, daughter of Leona Bone of Dongola, Ill. Short is the son of the Rev. Clark Short and Debra Short of Sandusky, Ill. He is employed at Unimin Specialty Minerals in Elco, Ill.

Wells

Daughter to Charles Eugene Wells Jr. and Amanda Rae Kennedy of Benton, Mo., Southeast Missouri Hospital, 12:33 p.m. Friday, Sept. 26, 2003. Name, Madason Jade. Weight, 8 pounds 14 ounces. Fifth daughter. Ms. Kennedy is the former Amanda Clover, daughter of Del Clover and Lynsey Carroll of Cape Girardeau. Wells is the son of Eugene and Robin Wells of Benton. He is employed at Blair Industries.

Tippen

Daughter to Dr. Philip Edward and Tracey Renee Tippen of Cape Girardeau, St. Francis Medical Center, 5:42 p.m. Friday, Sept. 26, 2003. Name, Isabelle Renee. Weight, 7 pounds 3 ounces. Third daughter. Mrs. Tippen is the former Tracey Jones, daughter of Loren and Dorothy Wilson of Bloomfield, Mo. Tippen is the son of Sue and Cliff Boner of Bloomfield. He is a physician with Cape Girardeau Physician Associates.

Coffel

Daughter to Rebecca Kay Coffel and George Louie Westfahl of Jackson, St. Francis Medical Center, 9:24 p.m. Friday, Sept. 26, 2003. Name, Bryley Kay. Weight, 5 pounds 2 ounces. Second child, first daughter. Ms. Coffel is the daughter of Anthony and Brenda Sample of Jackson and Darrel Coffel of Kankakee, Ill. Westfahl is the son of Dennis and Sandra Suttner of Wellington, Kan., and Homer Nesmith Jr. of Leggett, Texas. He is serving in the U.S. Army.

Riegert

Son to Raul Rosas Rivero and Trichelle Marie Riegert of Cape Girardeau, Southeast Missouri Hospital, 10:06 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, 2003. Name, Trey Mitchell. Weight, 5 pounds 14 ounces. First child. Ms. Riegert is the daughter of Mitchell Riegert and Gail Riegert of Cape Girardeau. She is employed at Do It Best Corp. Rivero is employed at Botkin Lumber Co.

Mitchell

Son to Sean James and Tonya Jo Mitchell of Jackson, Southeast Missouri Hospital, 3:16 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, 2003. Name, Tanner Mason. Weight, 7 pounds 9 ounces. Second child, first son. Mrs. Mitchell is the former Tonya Farr, daughter of Gloria Farr of Atkins, Ark. Mitchell is the son of James and Barbra Mitchell of Reagan, Texas, and Amy Malone of Denver, Colo. He is employed at Missouri Plastics and Recycling.

Duke

Daughter to Randell Lynn and Melinda Leigh Duke of Ullin, Ill., Southeast Missouri Hospital, 9:25 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, 2003. Name, Hannah Marie. Weight, 6 pounds 15 1/2 ounces. Third child, first daughter. Mrs. Duke is the former Melinda Brown, daughter of Phyllis Brown of Ullin and Michael Brown of Mounds, Ill. Duke is the son of Randy Duke and Darlene Duke of Ullin.

Ernst

Daughter to Matthew Thomas and Christina Louise Ernst of Perryville, Mo., St. Francis Medical Center, 6:47 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 28, 2003. Name, Caitlyn Joy. Weight, 7 pounds 7 ounces. Second daughter. Mrs. Ernst is the former Christian Capone, daughter of Michael Capone of Ellington, Mo., and Carla McCall of Jackson. Ernst is the son of Warren Ernst of Perryville and Susan Ernst of Fruitland. He is owner/operator of Ernst Trucking.