HCMC spotlights first baby of 2023

PARIS, Tenn. — Henry County Medical Center is spotlighting their New Year baby for 2023.

Franklin Matthew

Pictured is Franklin Matthew, the HCMC New Year’s Baby born on January 1, 2023 at 6:53 a.m. to proud parents Ashley Orr and Justin Blankenship. Photo from the Henry County Medical Center.

Franklin Matthew was born at 6:53 a.m. on January 1, to proud parents Ashley Orr and Justin Blankenship, of Paris, Tennessee.

Matthew weighed in at eight pounds, three ounces and 19.3 inches long.

Matthew has six older siblings: Justin Blankenship, Jr.; Savannah Blankenship, Jacob Blankenship, Averiana Orr, Audrina Orr, and Victor Orr.

The Henry County Medical Center presented the family with a basket of baby items and a Walmart gift card.

You can read more about HCMC Women’s Center birthing experience here.

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