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 Hills?boro.

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.