Mary Lou Raymond
Mary Lou Raymond, 86, of Winchester, Virginia, died, Tuesday, October 13, 2015, at Shenandoah Valley Westminster Canterbury in Winchester.
Mrs. Raymond was born in 1929, in Springfield, Missouri, the daughter of the late George and Miriam M. Humphreys. She was a graduate of Greenwood High School in Springfield, Missouri, and a graduate of Drury University in Springfield, Missouri receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in both Sociology and Spanish. She was the owner of The Raymond Group, a real estate agency. She was very active in her community, serving on the Board of Trustees of the Loudoun County Hospital, Chairman of the Board of Loudoun Realtors, an active member of the Chamber of Commerce, as well as a member of the Ladies Board of the Loudoun County Hospital. She was a member of Phi Beta Phi Sorority, the PEO Sorority, and Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR). She was a recipient of the Athena Award for outstanding businesswomen in Loudoun County. Mrs. Raymond loved to play bridge, travel and arrange flowers. Though modest about it, she was quite the interior decorator. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Winchester, VA.
Her husband, Earl A. Raymond, whom she married on June 17, 1950, preceded her in death on November 29, 1984.
Mrs. Raymond is survived by her daughter, Patricia Shearer, and her husband Vernon, of Elizabeth, Colorado, and her granddaughter, Dr. Mary Cathrine Underhill, and her husband, Dustin, of Norman, Oklahoma.
A memorial service will be conducted Saturday, October 17, 2015, at 2:00 PM at the First Presbyterian Church, with Reverend Elizabeth Lewis officiating and Reverend Larry Lawhon. Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Westminster-Canterbury Fellowship Fund, 300 Westminster Canterbury Dr., Winchester, VA 22603, or to First Presbyterian Church, 116 S. Loudoun Street, Winchester, VA 22601.
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