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Doris June Fuqua

April 8, 1929 — August 6, 2021

Doris June Fuqua, 92 left her loving family early on August 08, 2021. Doris was born on April 8, 1929 to father, Lewis Lawrence McPherson and mother, Mary Watts McPherson of Nashville, Tennessee. Doris was predeceased by her cherished husband, Leonard Fuqua, both parents, her younger brother, David McPherson, grandsons, Justin and Barrett Fuqua, and granddaughter, Tracey Fuqua Podany.
Doris met her husband, Leonard while attending Hume Fogg High School in Nashville during the Second World War years. They were married in January 1947 and were the parents of five sons, Ray Fuqua (Pamela), Danny Fuqua, David Fuqua (Louise), Mark Fuqua (Vickie), and Steve Fuqua (Debbie). Doris was a lifelong member of the Church of Christ. She and Leonard made their home in East Nashville until 1962 when they moved the family to Hendersonville. Following their retirement in 1978, they spent many years living part-time in Naples, Florida.
Doris is survived by her precious grandchildren, Todd Fuqua, Dave Fuqua, Ryan Fuqua (Dana), Tyler Fuqua Masters (Jordan), Leslie Fuqua Cornwell (Wes), Calan Ray Fuqua (Allie), Kristen Fuqua Johnson (Nick), Stephen Fuqua (Stephanie), Cody Fuqua, and Brooke Fuqua Irizarry (DJ), along with twenty-one great grandchildren, and three great, great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. She was known to many in the family as the “Pink Grandma”.
Doris is also survived by her identical twin sister, Dorothy Joy Glasgow. The twins were fortunate to live together for the past eight years in assisted living facilities in Hendersonville.
Doris will be missed by the family, but it is a comfort to know that she is in Heaven with so many loved ones who passed before her. Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Hendersonville is handling the arrangements. A Family Memorial with held in the future. Memorials may be made in her name to St Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee.
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