Joel and Malinda (Volkmann) Thompson, Beaufort, announce the birth of a daughter, Hadley Claire Thompson. Born Oct. 20, 2013, at Mercy Hospital Washington, she weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces, and was 21 inches long.

Hadley joins Ella Thompson, 11, Garrett Thompson, 8, and Meghan Thompson, 7.

Maternal grandparents are Mark Volkmann and Carol Volkmann, Spring Bluff. Paternal grandparents are Perry Thompson and Shirley Thompson, Union.