December 27, 1931 – July
Sublimity – Raymond,
77, died Saturday, July 11, 2009 in Sublimity. He was born in
Friendship, Tennessee and moved to Sublimity in 1970 from Las
Cruces, New Mexico. Raymond was one of sixteen children. He
worked as a Nursery Foreman for Silver Mountain Christmas Trees
for 30 years. Raymond attended
Church of God of
Prophecy in Aumsville and was a volunteer fireman for Drift
Creek fire station. He enjoyed fishing and gardening.
Raymond married Oleta
Collier on May 31, 1952 in Phoenix, Arizona and she preceded him
in death on April 8, 2006. He is survived by daughters: Carol
Barnett Hickory Tavern, South Carolina, Sharon Swain of Stayton,
and Nancy Terhune of Aumsville. Sons: Randell Swain and Micheal
Swain both of Sublimity and Gary Don Swain of Stayton.
services will be held. Contributions may be made to Marion
County Animal Shelter in his name. Serving the family North
Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.