Aug. 17, 1936 ~ Aug. 27, 2011

A Mass of Christian burial will be held Tuesday, August 30, 2011, at 2 p.m., at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Centerville for Jeanette Champagne Theriot, a St. Martinville native, former longtime resident of Franklin, and a resident of Centerville for the past seven years, who passed away Saturday, August 27, 2011, at 7:40 a.m., at her home.

Entombment will follow in the St. Joseph Cemetery Mausoleum. Father Ruben Prior will officiate the services.

Mrs. Jeanette was a loving and devoted wife, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and aunt who loved cooking for family and friends. Her spaghetti salad will be missed and everyone always looked forward to her Christmas pralines and fudge. She was formerly employed at Brown’s Thrift City, Murphy’s Mart and retired from Sterling Sugars. She was a devoted member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Centerville.

Survivors include three sons, Terry “T-Pop” Theriot and his wife, Cathy, of Patterson, Keith Theriot and his wife, Beverly, of Theodore, Alabama and Harry P. “Ray” Theriot Jr. of Centerville; two daughters, Brenda T. Blood and her husband, Glenn, of Centerville and Lisa M. Theriot of Denham Springs; one brother, Steven Champagne of Breaux Bridge; four sisters, Norma C. Champeaux of Loreauville, Shirley C. Champeaux of Loreauville, Patsy C. Champagne of Parks and Vickie C. Langlinais of Parks; 16 grandchildren; and 20 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry Pierre Theriot Sr.; and her parents, Steve John Champagne and Velma Bergeron Champagne.

A gathering of family and friends will be held Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, from 10 a.m. until Mass time, with the rosary being prayed at 1 p.m.

Pallbearers will be Terry Theriot, Harry “Ray” Theriot Jr., Glenn Blood, Brandon Blood, Timmy Theriot, Tyler Theriot, Zachary Blood and Steven Champagne, with Keith Theriot as honorary pallbearer.

To view the online obituary and memory book, please visit

Arrangements have been entrusted to Ibert’s Mortuary, Inc. of Franklin.

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