Jerry Nelson, 77, of Soddy-Daisy, Tenn., passed away April 15, 2018. He retired from TDOT. Jerry was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Jane Nelson; his parents, William and Ethel Nelson, five brothers and one sister. He is survived by his siblings, Mary K. Raines, Virgie M. Rice and Danny L. Nelson; a special nephew, Cecil Rice Jr.; along with several other nieces and nephews. Visitation is 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday. Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday, April 19, 2018, at Williamson & Sons Funeral Home with Rev. Melvin Walker officiating. Burial will follow in Hamilton Memorial Gardens. Condolences and memories can be shared at www.williamsonandsons.com. Arrangements are by Williamson and Sons Funeral Home, 8852 Dayton Pike, Soddy-Daisy, TN 37379.