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Raleigh Ann Hussung

April 5, 1944 — June 9, 2024

Nashville, TN

It is with deep sorrow and much love, we mourn the passing of Raleigh Ann McDonald Hussung of Nashville on June 9, 2024, at the age of 80

.Raleigh was born on April 5, 1944, to Morris Irwin McDonald and Alberta Drake Bell McDonald in Atlanta, Georgia. She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, John Paul McDonald. She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Buck Hussung, three sons, Bo (Lee) Hussung, Michael {Lynn} Hussung and John (Michelle) Hussung; grandchildren Charli Johnson (Andrew), Brennan Hussung, Baxter Hussung, Chris (Cassidy) Hussung, John Mills Hussung, Jr., Marleigh Hussung and Madison Hussung; great grandchildren, Evelynn Johnson and Abram Johnson, all of Nashville; a brother, Morris I (Janalee). McDonald. Jr. of Denver, Colorado; sister-in-law, Becky McDonald of Greensboro, NC.

After Raleigh graduated high school from The Westminster Schools, Atlanta GA in 1962, she attended Vanderbilt University where she met her husband, Buck, on a blind date in 1962. Raleigh was a member of Delta Delta Delta Sorority and later became Co-Chairman of the 1984 Eve of Janus and president of the Tri Delta Alumnae Association.

Raleigh was so talented in many ways, especially her culinary skills. She was a cookbook author, managed a successful catering business and was President of National Embroidery Works, Inc. One of her greatest joys was traveling to Italy 16 times. Those travels led to her starting an import business, LoveFromItalia.com.

She was a skilled decorator and gardener where she filled her home with love and treasures she had collected on her travels. Her family and many friends always loved to attend dinner parties in Raleigh’s home. Raleigh always showed love and kindness to all she met.

A Funeral Mass will be held Thursday, July 18, 2024, 10:00 A.M. at Christ The King Catholic Church, 3001 Belmont Blvd, Nashville 37212. Reception with family to follow Mass 11:00 A.M to 12:30 P.M. in the Parish Hall

The entire Hussung family wishes to thank Margaret Chambers and the Alive Hospice angels, Heather Land, Angela Clark, Theresa Carrington and Mona Barz for the loving care they provided.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made to Alive Hospice, 1721 Patterson St., Nashville, TN 37203 or Christ The King Catholic Church, 3001 Belmont Blvd, Nashville, TN 37212

Service Schedule

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Funeral Mass

Thursday, July 18, 2024

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Christ The King Catholic Church

3001 Belmont Blvd, Nashville, TN 37212

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RECEPTION

Thursday, July 18, 2024

11:00am - 12:30 pm (Central time)

Christ The King Catholic Church

3001 Belmont Blvd, Nashville, TN 37212

PARISH HALL at Christ the King...following Funeral Mass

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