Alumni baby gallery

Pictured below are USJ alumni babies. The USJ bibs worn by the babies were given as gifts from the USJ Alumni Association. If you have a recent addition to your family or know of a fellow alum who recently had a baby, please let the USJ Alumni Office know. Email Melissa Zerfoss or call her at 731-664-0812. The USJ Alumni Association will send the baby a complimentary USJ baby bib.

2017 Babies

• Congratulations to Harbert Alexander (’90), and his wife Tausha on the birth of their triplets. Mary Harbert Rice, Dorothy Lucille Cline, and Elizabeth James Happel were born on August 26, 2016.

• Congratulations to Jamey Tankersley (’90), and his wife Jennifer, on the birth of James McGill Tankersley. James was born on October 22, 2016 weighing 8 lbs. 5 oz.

• Congratulations to Meridith Vanderford Raspberry (’99), and her husband Shane on the birth of Stella Kate on August 2, 2016. Big brothers Weston, age 6, and Graham, age 4, are proudly pictured here with Stella Kate.

• Congratulations to Jennifer Dudney Davidson (’01), and Dow Davidson (’96), on the birth of Beckett August Davidson. Beckett arrived on December 18, 2016, weighing in at 7 lbs. 4 oz. and 20 inches long.

• Etta Jane Platt, daughter of Jessica Ramer Platt (’01), faculty member, and Robert Platt, faculty, was born on July 21, 2016, measuring 22 inches long and weighing 8 lbs. 9 oz. Proud big brother, Noah Milone, is in Jr.K at USJ. Etta Jane is the granddaughter of Jane Ramer, faculty, and the niece of Justin Ramer (’99), and Katie Ramer, faculty.

• Congratulations to Rebecca Bailey Twyman (’02), and her husband Dustin on the birth of Tucker Mark. He was born on October 22, 2016, measuring 19.5 inches long and weighing 7 lbs. 7 oz. Proud big sister Caroline is 4 years old.

• Liz Shearin Davis (’03), and her husband Ben on the birth of Collins Elizabeth Davis. Collins was born on July 28, 2016 and weighed 7 lbs. 10 oz.

• We are excited to announce the birth of Emily Ruth Collins, who was born on September 15, 2016. Emily is the daughter of Katy Fisher Collins (’06), and her husband Jake.

• Congratulations to Todd Bateman (’09), and his wife Sarah, on the birth of Cooper Todd Bateman, who was born on May 26, 2016. Cooper weighed 9 lbs. 4 oz. and measured 21 inches long.

• Congratulations to Destini Kramer Pierce (’12), and Will Pierce (’11), on the birth of their second daughter Emerson Kathryn, who was born on December 20, 2016, at 7 lbs. 7 oz.

2016 Babies

Adam Warren, Class of 2003, and his wife, Theresa, welcomed their second child on April 21, 2016. Walter, or Walt, as his family calls him, weighed 7 lbs. 7 oz. and was 18 ½ inches long. He has a big brother named Parker.

• Congratulations to Carmen Timbes Carroll, Class of 2004, and her husband Chris on the addition of Molly Gordon to their family!

• Congratulations to alumni Maddie Koester Slack, Class of 2014, and Will Slack, Class of 2011, who recently announced the April 6, 2016 birth of Charlotte Louise. Charlotte weighed 7 ½ pounds and measured 21 inches long.

2015 Babies

Leighton Mae Shearin
April 9, 2015
Daughter of Joe & Tracy Shearin

Huntley Ann Foust
August 4, 2015
Daughter of Logan & Kate Foust

2014 Babies

Darby Hannah Nickey
May 26, 2014
Daughter of Katie & Donnie Nickey

Sophie Ella Dennison
January 6, 2014
Daughter of Jenny & Chesley Dennison

Annabel Grace Thomson
April 2, 2014
Daughter of Adrianna & Wade Thomson

Anne Mosely
March 5, 2014
Daughter of Laura and Bryce Mosely

2013 Babies

Everett James Price
October 17, 2013
Son of Dave & Mary Price

Amelie Hazel • Septemper 3, 2013
Daughter of Lane Scarborough-Albores and Mark Albores

Brooks Davis
September 8, 2013
Son of Ben and Elizabeth Shearin Davisy

Harrison Webb Truex (Harry)
July 2, 2013
Son of Harrison and Katie Truex

James Emmett McClary IV pictured with his older sister, Eva • June 19, 2013
Son of Jim and Elizabeth Brower McClary

2012 Babies

Mack Presley Shearin • October 16, 2012
Son of Joe and Tracy Shearin

Anna Leigh Byrd • December 30, 2012
Daughter of Bryan and Laura Byrd


Fletcher Knight Byrd • May 21, 2012
Son of Rob and Clair Byrd

Liddy Gail • February 06, 2012
Daughter of Dave and Mary Price

2011 Babies

Lillian Madison "Lily" Byrd
April 19, 2011
Daughter of Bryan and Laura Byrd

Sadie Glasgow Lawhead • July 25, 2011
Daughter of Jake and
Frances Kirkland Lawhead

2010 Babies

William Franklin "Will"
December 3, 2010
Son of Rob and Clair Byrd

Eileen Patricia Steele
November 22, 2010
Daughter of David
and Emily Steele

Max Higgins Reed
November 17, 2010
Son of Michael
and Clarissa Reed

Carter Anthony Toth
November 5, 2010
Grandson of Rhonda and Donnie Hampton
(Left: New Born; Right: 1 Year)

Ella Maree Wasmundt
June 9th, 2010
Daughter of Joel and
Kyra Wasmundt

Presley Kate Williams
June 8, 2010
Daughter of Thad
and Lauren Williams

Charlie Dudek
May 19, 2010
Son of Joey and
Amy Ferguson Dudek

Chase Herndon
May 19, 2010
Son of Chase and
Maggie Diffee Herndon