Rayola "Tut" Theriot

December 31, 1936February 14, 2018
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Tut passed away peacefully on February 14, 2018, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s. She was born in Morgan City on December 31, 1936. She married her childhood sweetheart Walter Theriot and had four children.

Anyone who knew her, knew how much she loved the outdoors. She enjoyed playing tennis and golf, and she also enjoyed fishing and camping. But her greatest love was spending time with her family. She is survived by her four children (and spouses): Karin Bertrand (Jeff), Kim Dardeau (Tony), Kelly Theriot, and Keith Theriot (Danielle); ten grandchildren: Jeffrey Bertrand, James Bertrand and Kalyn Macaluso, Tabby Travis, Seth Dardeau and Matthew Dardeau, Kelsi Theriot and Kade Theriot, Sam Theriot and Ben Theriot; seven great-grandchildren: Krislyn, Kady, Kanon, Sara Grace, Clay, Abigail and Taylor: a brother, Garrett Topham, Jr., a sister, Barbara Topham, a sister-in-law, Rosie Theriot, and a brother-in-law, Joe Theriot.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Theriot, her parents, Garrett and Ellen Topham, and a sister, Victoria Topham.

Services will be held Friday, February 16, 2018, from 10:00am – 2:00pm at Hargrave Funeral Home in Morgan City, LA. In keeping with the family's wishes, graveside services will be held privately. Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hargrave Funeral Home of Morgan City, Louisiana.


  • Visitation Friday, February 16, 2018
  • Funeral Service Friday, February 16, 2018

Rayola "Tut" Theriot

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Kelly Nicklas

February 16, 2018

May God's love bring comfort to Miss Tut's family at this time; she'll will be forever missed. My prayers and thoughts go out to Keith and the rest of the family.

Rhonda David

February 15, 2018

I remember Aunt Tut as always smiling and happy. I am sure that she is with Uncle Walter now and at peace. My love and prayers for the whole family during their time of grief. Godspeed and Godbless Aunt Tut.

Debbie Stevens

February 15, 2018

So sorry to hear of the passing of your Mother. May you all find comfort and peace in the great memories of the time you shared with her.

Denise Guarisco

February 15, 2018

May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.

Toni Koch

February 15, 2018

My heart is with y'all in saying goodbye to a great lady. I know she's finally reunited with Walter and is at peace. I'll miss her. Love and prayers, Toni.

Judy & Robert Darby

February 15, 2018

Tut was a wonderful person and neighbor . So sorry for your loss. I know how much you will miss her. We won't be able to be there because Roberts sister in law is very ill and we are going out of town to see her. Our prayers are with you'll .

Sibyl Geeter

February 15, 2018

Sorry for your loss! Sending up prayers of comfort and strength!
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Brenda Gaudet

February 15, 2018

I loved Aunt Tut. She was always smiling and laughing. For years she cooked up the best school lunches in the country. I am so sorry for you loss my cousins. I know she will be greatly missed. Praying for peace and comfort for you all. Love to you all.