IN THE CHANCERY COURT OF STONE COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI IN THE MATTER OF  THE  ADOPTION  OF A  MINOR CHILD BY  CHARLES DEREK BRYANT AND  TABATHA LANETTE BRYANT               CIVIL ACTION NO.  66CH1:2021-AD-19(MA)  SUMMONS IN RULE 81(d) ACTION (SUMMONS BY PUBLICATION) THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI To: CAMERON AVERILL, AND ANY UNKNOWN PUTATIVE FATHER,  nonresidents of this state or not to be found therein on diligent inquiry, and the post office address of Cameron Averill and Any Unknown Putative Father not being known to Petitioner(s) after diligent inquiry. You have been made Respondents in the suit filed in this Court by Charles Derek Bryant and Tabatha Lanette Bryant, Petitioner(s), seeking adoption of a minor male child . Respondents other than you in this action are: none. You are summoned to appear and defend against the complaint or petition filed against you in this action at   9:00   o'clock    A . M. on the   18th       day of   November, 2021  (which is at least thirty (30) days from the date of the first publication of this summons) in the Chancery Courtroom of the Harrison County Courthouse         located in Gulfpor, Mississippi, and in case of your failure to appear and defend a judgment will be entered against you for the money or other things demanded in the complaint or petition. You are not required to file an answer or other pleading but you may do so if you desire by mailing or hand delivering a written response to the complaint or petition filed against you in this action to Rob Curtis, Attorney for Petitioner(s), whose address is 1904 22nd Avenue, Gulfport, Mississippi 39501.  You must also file the original of your response with the Clerk of this Court within a reasonable time afterward. Issued under my hand and seal of said Court, this 7th day of   October, 2021. Samuel “Tom” Smith Chancery Clerk P. O. Drawer 7 Wiggins, MS 39577 By: Cynthia Rogers                                               Deputy Clerk PUBLISH: 10/13/21, 10/20/21, 10/27/21