Michell Sweezer and Derek Stewart of Memphis are the proud parents of a son, Jared Ray. He was born Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 10:04 a.m. at Scotland County Hospital in Memphis. He weighed 6 pounds 11 ounces and was 20 inches long. Jared is welcomed by siblings Ryan, Mary, Desera, and Katelyn.

Grandparents are Jeff Herring of Arkansas, Mary Hemingway, and Dawn Whitley, both of Memphis.