BRIGGS, Jerry age 79 of Nashville passed away February 26, 2013. He is survived by his son, Jon (Bettye) Briggs; daughter, Beth (Gene) Thompson; foster daughter, Annette (Barry) Ford; sister, Janice (Paul) Brown; close friends, Joann Cruthirds and Jean Harden; numerous family and friends. Family will receive friends Saturday, March 2, 2013 12-2pm at Highland Chapel Union Church of Ridgetop, TN. Memorial Service will follow at 2pm. COLE& GARRETT FUNERAL HOME, (615)859-5231.