Wendy and the Rev. Chad Lawrence of Beaufort announce the birth of a daughter, Laura Joy Lawrence, at 8:20 a.m. Sept. 7 at Beaufort Memorial Hospital. The newborn weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces, and measured 20 inches. She has three sisters, Esther, 14, Sarah, 11, and Sydney, 11. Maternal grandparents are Connie and Darrel Gillespie of South Fork, Colo. Paternal grandparents are Allison and Mark Lawrence of Charleston.