Births (Week of May 7, 2008)

Elizabeth Abernathy

Steve and Mandy Abernathy, Hillsboro, announce the birth of a daughter, Elizabeth Joanne, Feb. 5 at Tripler Hospital in Honolulu, HI.

She weighed 6 pounds, 10 ounces and was 181⁄2 inches long. She joins sisters Emily, 9, and Erin, 18 months.

The maternal grandparents are Sandra and Terry Shaw, Hillsboro, and Terry and Janet Winter, Wichita. The maternal great-grandparents are Pauline Winter, the late Betty Martens and Joan Martens, all of HillsĀ­boro.

The paternal grandparents are Ramona Abernathy, Houston, Texas, and Steven Abernathy, Susanville, Calif.

Tracy Gibson

Chris and Nicole Gibson, Hillsboro, announce the birth of a daughter, Tracy Nicole, on March 25 at Newton Medical Center.

She was 8 pounds, 13 ounces and was 193⁄4 inches long.

The paternal grandparent is Nancy Gibson, Hillsboro. Paternal great-grandparents are Juanita McCombs, Hillsboro, and Lee and Barbara Gibson, Valley Center.

Maternal grandparents are Donna and Paul Lieder and Roger Ryder, all of Hillsboro. The maternal great-grandparent is Elizabeth Ryder, Long Island, N.Y.

Cody Jay

Michael and Jennifer Jay, Goessel, announce the birth of a son, Cody Wayne, on April 20 at Newton Medical Center.

He weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces and was 19 inches long.

His maternal grandparent is Brad Backhus of Tampa; his maternal great-grandparents are Paul and Edna Backhus of Tampa.

The paternal grandparents are Larry and Peggy Jay of Goessel.


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