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Funeral services for Tom Theriot, 59, 10 a.m., Wednesday, May 5, 2010 at the First United Methodist Church in Sealy with the Rev. John Tyler officiating.

Interment in the Sealy Cemetery. Pallbearers for the service are Gene Theriot, Trace Anderson, Charlie Shelton, Stacey Anderson, Chad Chadwick, Walter McIntosh, Karl Wayne Anderson, Scott Statsny, Chris Wallace and Tom Williams. Honorary Pallbearers are grandsons, T.J. and Brandon Theriot.

Thomas Lonnie Theriot was born in Port Arthur, Texas to parents Joseph Lonnie and Rose Mae (Viator) Theriot. He attended Little Flower Catholic School in Port Acres.

Tom continued his education with a full ride football scholarship to Kilgore Jr. College.

Tom was a Civil Engineer for the Texas Department of Highways.

On July 24, 1971 he married the love of his life, Cynthia Jane Anderson, in Port Arthur. To live with the Tom was an active member of the First United Methodist Church in Sealy.

He is survived by his wife of 39 years, Cynthia Jane (Anderson) Theriot, his 3 children, Shane Theriot and wife Missy of Sealy, Shenae Theriot (Daddy’s Girl) and fiancé Will Jones of Sealy, Shay Theriot and his wife Judie of Katy; his seven grandkids, Samantha Theriot, Kaiton (KK) Theriot, T.J. Theriot, Brandon Theriot, Railon Theriot, Madison Jones and Wyatt Jones; brothers, Kenneth Theriot of La Porte and Charles Theriot and wife Carol of Fred, Texas; sister, Maryann of Orange, Texas, sister-in-law, Dorothy Theriot of Johnson City and many other family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Rose Theriot; brother, Gene Theriot, mother-in-law, Christine Anderson, brothers-in-law, Stan and Mitch Anderson and nephew, Lamont Theriot.

Memorial gifts may be made to the Tom Theriot Memorial Fund, Wells Fargo Bank, 2610 Hwy 36 South, Sealy, Texas 77474

Knesek Bros. Funeral Chapel in charge of arrangements, 768 Fourth St., Sealy. Texas 77474 (979) 885-3535. Visit our web site at to sign the register book and to send a sympathy card.


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