“But I would not have you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning them which are asleep, that ye sorrow not, even as others which have no hope. For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so them also which sleep in Jesus will God bring with him.” I Thessalonians 4:13-14
Sharon Granger passed from this life into the arms of Jesus Christ, her Lord and Savior on March 21, 2021 at Morton Plant hospital in Clearwater, FL. She and her husband Austin Edwin Granger have called Clearwater home since 2000. She and her husband have been members of Community Bible Baptist Church, Pinellas Park, FL since that time.
She is preceded in death by her Father, Donald L. Hogan; Mother, Sue M. Hogan and brother Timothy V. Hogan.
She is survived by her devoted husband, Austin Edwin Granger, her twin sister, Karen Hogan Brown (Phillip) of Mississippi, brother Donald L. Hogan (Monica) of Texas; sister, Rhonda Hogan of Texas; Aunt, Aletta L. Morris of Texas; son, Joel T. Brown (Leslie) of Arkansas; their four children, Emma, Jack, Sterling & Will Noble; son, Zachary A. Brown (Cassandra) their five children, Colby (Linda), their child Zoey; Lindsey, Isabeau, Benjamin & Danny. She is survived as well by a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, church family, dog park family and friends.
Sharon graduated from Henderson State University in Arkadelphia, AR, began her career as a chemist in Texas and then later moved to Colorado. After a few years she returned to Texas to care for her niece, Samantha. Sharon eventually married Austin Edwin Granger, and they then moved to Clearwater, FL and she began her career over 20 years ago at R.P. Scherer, Cardinal Health which is now Catalent Pharma Solutions, LLC. Sharon was a Senior QA Releaser and was in charge of training new employees that came into the group she worked with. Sharon also enjoyed being on the Safety Committee and joined a program in Quality for internal audits. After retiring from Catalent Pharma Solutions she began her own business as a CPR/First Aid/AED trainer.
Sharon loved the LORD Jesus and trusted HIM as her Savior many years ago and she and her husband both served faithfully with their church they loved. The supported International Orphanages & Schools which is supported by her church. The Grangers also supported a young girl through Compassion International until the young lady turned 18 years old. She was willing to help anyone in need.
Sharon loved animals and recently grieved over the loss of her beloved dog Allister. Sharon was loved by everyone who met her and she will be missed by everyone who knew her.