STORY OF LIFE
Williams has declared herself to be a devotee of Hindu god Ganesha and carried the Hindu holy book Bhagavad Gita during space flights. She is a member of Society of Experimental Test Pilots. Williams is married to Michael J. Williams, a Federal police officer in Oregon. The two have been married for more than 20 years, and both flew helicopters in the early days of their careers. She has a pet Jack Russell Terrier named Gorby who was featured with her on the Dog Whisperer television show on the National Geographic Channel on November 12, 2010. In 2012, Williams expressed a desire to adopt a girl from Ahmadabad.