Dr. Joseph Hooper Williams, age 85, of Harriman, passed away at his home Thursday, September 27, 2018. He is survived by his wife: Carol Williams; daughter: Ruth Williams; son: Dr. J. Hooper Williams (Kim), of Brevard, North Carolina; sister: Becky Woodiel (Woody), of McMinnville; sister-in-law: Vara Ruth Williams of Murfreesboro; and three grandchildren. The family will receive friends Saturday, October 6, 2018 from 1 to 3 p.m., at the Harriman United Methodist Church with a memorial service immediately following. Interment will be Sunday, October 7, 2018 at 4 p.m., in Keener Cemetery in Sylva, North Carolina. Memorials can be made to Harriman United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 407, Harriman, TN 37748 or Babahatchie Community Band, P.O. Box 356, Harriman, TN 37748.