Edward Mwanza and Lea (Lormis) Hawkins, St. Clair, announce the birth of a daughter, Avery Brooke Mwanza. Born July 2, 2013, at Mercy Hospital Washington, she weighed 8 pounds, 8 ounces, and was 21 inches long.

Avery joins Brennan Hawkins, 13, and Jada Mwanza, 2.

Maternal grandparents are Claude Lormis and Rose DeClue, both of St. Clair. Paternal grandparents are Amos Mwanza and Nelly Mwanza, Zambia.