Dan and Candace Hoover of Erwin announce the birth of their daughter, Claire Elise Hoover, May 7 at Betsy Johnson Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces and was 20 inches long.
Maternal grandparents are Laura Patterson of the Plain View community and Walter Eason of Erwin. Paternal grandparents are Dee Hoover and Paul Hoover, both of Little River, S.C.
Great-grandparents are Jessie Patterson of Erwin, the late Lawrence Patterson, the late J.W. and Dorothy Eason, Doretha Hoover and the late Glen Hoover, Trudy Baker and the late David Baker.
Claire has two big brothers, Ethan, 6, and Isaac, 2.