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Joan Williams, Johnson City

Published February 21st, 2012 11:14 pm

Mrs. Joan N. Williams, age 74, Johnson City, passed away Tuesday, February 21, 2012, in Limestone, TN, after a courageous battle with Alzheimer’s.
Mrs. Williams was born in Johnson City and daughter of the late Austin & Pearl A. Sheets Campbell. In addition to her parents, Ms. Williams was also preceded in death by a daughter, Robin Williams; three sisters, Francis Riddle, Jean Renfro and husband, Harold, and Edna Mae Bootle; and two brothers, Billy Joe Campbell and Larry Wayne “Bud” Campbell.
She was a member of Unaka Avenue Baptist Church.
Mrs. Williams was a Certified Nursing Assistant.
Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Henry Blake & Linda Williams, Telford; grandchildren, Harrison Williams and Hudson Williams, both of Telford, whom referred to her as “Murr” and she would say to them “love you to pieces,” and two additional grandchildren, Jonathan & Joshua Lewis; three sisters and brothers-in-law, Ruby & Robert Hunter, Adrian, Michigan, Lou Ellen & Wayne Taylor, Johnson City, and Delores Castle, Amory, Mississippi; sisters-in-law, Nancy Campbell, Clarion, Pennsylvania, and Nora Campbell, Johnson City; and several nephews and nieces.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, February 23, 2012, at Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home with Pastor Tony Crossnoe officiating.
The family will receive friends from 11:00-1:00 p.m. Thursday prior to the service.
Interment services will follow at Maple Lawn Cemetery. Pallbearers will be family & friends.
Memorial donations may be made to Alzheimer’s Northeast Tennessee Chapter, 207 N. Boone St., Suite 1500 Johnson City, TN 37604.
Condolences may be sent to the Williams family online at
Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Jonesborough, 753-3821