Werni C. Thiron, 74, of Riceville, TN passed away Sunday, July 31, 2016. He was ageless and loved life. He loved his family and was a mini-farmer at heart. In 1980, he established Mirror Image Color Lab in Cleveland, TN.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Paul P. and Marie Hermans Thiron.
He is survived by his wife, Connie Thiron; daughters, Tara (Terry) Patterson, Cathy (Paul) Mayer; sons, Steve (Pam) Simpson, Paul Trepanier, Chris Trepanier, a very special son, Brendan; grandchildren; Ryan Godfrey, Austin Godfrey, Megan Simpson, Elizabeth Simpson; sister, Simonne Lipes; special cousin, Josken Pulse. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services will be held at 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at Higgins Funeral Home. Interment will be at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at McMinn Memory Gardens, Athens, TN. A white dove release ceremony will conclude the service.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 2, 2016 in the chapel of Higgins Funeral Home prior to the service.
We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Thiron family guestbook at www.higginsfuneral.com.