Sylvia Raymond

Sylvia Raymond, 69, of Canyon, Texas went to be with the Lord on June 13, 2024, at home surrounded by loved ones. Sylvia was born in Burnet, Texas on December 11, 1954, to Domingo and Elena Hernandez. At age six she was blessed with her dad Conrado Perez Sr.

Sylvia married the late Roman Garcia Sr. and together they had three children: Roman, Margie, and Christi. She later married Steve Raymond, gaining two more children: Amy and Jeremy. They resided in Friona, Texas before moving to Colorado, then Oklahoma. Upon retirement they moved to Canyon, Texas.  They were married for 34 years.

Sylvia was a hard worker. She worked at Cargill for 29 years and Memorial Hospital of Texas County for 11 years. She was a devoted Christian who enjoyed teaching Sunday school, singing on the praise and worship team, and serving wherever she was needed. She loved family vacations, puzzles, and reading. She will be remembered for her servant’s heart, positive attitude, and beautiful smile.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Those to carry on her legacy include her husband Steve Raymond of Canyon, Texas; five children: Roman (Jessica) Garcia of Friona, Texas, Margie Garcia of San Antonio, Texas, Christi (Fredie) Merino of Canyon, Texas, Amy (Edgar) Hernandez of Mineola, Texas, and Jeremy (Angie) Raymond of Friona, Texas; 15 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren with one on the way; seven brothers: Henry Hernandez, Manuel Hernandez, Conrado Perez Jr., Garry Hernandez, Ricky Hernandez, Sonny Hernandez, John Hernandez, and three sisters: Terry Coburn, Sally Aguirre, and Rachel Prieto.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to BSA Hospice of the Southwest: D’Dee, Lindsey, Brenda, and volunteer sitter Charlie.

A Memorial Service will be held at 1:00 pm Friday, June 28, 2024, at Templo Damasco, 403 Woodland St., Friona, Texas 79035.


  1. Brenda Hussey

    She was the sweetest soft spoken women always with a smile. Thoughts and prayers for your family

  2. Deisy Romero

    She always had a smile for everyone and a great attitude. Prayers for her family. Rest in peace.

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