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Raymond Swain
December 27, 1931 July 11, 2009


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.

Private family services will be held. Contributions may be made to Marion County Animal Shelter in his name. Serving the family North Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.


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