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Loved Ones We Have Lost

Don Minnich, Class of 1953

Harley Jacob Schrock, Class of 1957

Former faculty member Walter Jackson ’71-’77 passed away June 21, 2021. He was the father of Beth Jackson Weaver ’72, David Jackson ’75 and Philip Jackson ’82.

David William Jackson ’75 passed away on August 29, 2021.  He was the brother of Beth Jackson Weaver ’72 and Philip Jackson ’82.

William Scott Jones Jr. ’15 passed away on Sept 14, 2021.  His father, Scott Jones, was the Athletic Director at Ben Lippen 2014-2019.


Carlyn Odom ’14 married Tyler Stephenson on December 4, 2021

Joybelle Barlow ‘12 and Sam Christmus married on December 2, 2021.

Faith Stevens ’15 married Chase Clack on November 6, 2021.

Luke Hahn ’17 married Baily Pack on July 17, 2021.

Andrew Auld ’02 and his wife, Elizabeth, had their first baby, Stella Jane Auld, born July 10, 2021. Proud grandparents are Steve and Patty Auld, current missionaries and former Ben Lippen teachers.

Jimmy Beacham ’04 and his wife, Lindsay, welcomed their fourth daughter, Sadie Gail, on May 13, 2021. She joins siblings Harper, Ellie, and Annie James.

Stephen ’06 and Rebecca Eich Jones ’06 welcomed son Owen David on May 16, 2021.

Hannah Failoni Smith ’08 and husband, Alex, welcomed Jeslynn Marie on July 16, 2021.

Michelle Faber Mahoney ’09 and her husband, Geoffrey, welcomed daughter Tulip Anne “Tullah” on May 15, 2021. Tullah joins big sister Myrtle Dawn.

Mark Beacham ’11 and his wife, Payten, welcomed their first son, Mark Beacham Jr., on June 23, 2021.

Sarah Failoni Golden ’12 and her husband, David, welcomed their first child, Maverick Failoni Golden, on June 26, 2021.

Rebecca Fisher Mercer ’12 and her husband, Ryan, welcomed Tatum Grace Mercer on April 25, 2021. Tatum joins older sibling Hampton.

Jamie Keith Caswell Bradshaw ’13 and husband, Thomas, welcomed Samuel “Brady” Bradshaw on August 31. 2021. He was a little earlier than expected and prayers are appreciated for him.

Michael Parks ’13 graduated from USC Law School in May.

Carlyn Odom ’14 graduated from PA school and became officially board certified on June 1, 2021.

Clair Fleshman ’16 married Webber Pike on March 20, 2021.

Garrison Moore ’17
married Morgan Weaver on May 29, 2021. Garrison began medical school at MUSC Charleston this year.