Cover photo for Sharon Erica Grey Hornsby's Obituary
Sharon Erica Grey Hornsby Profile Photo

Sharon Erica Grey Hornsby

On June 13 th Sharon Grey Hornsby peacefully passed away surrounded by loved ones in the comfort of her home in Alexandria Virginia, after a hard-fought battle with cancer. Sharon was
born on April 19, 1969 in Kingston Jamaica, to proud parents George and Thelma Grey.

Sharon is a proud graduate of Alfred University, where she earned her BA degree in English Literature. She then went on to earn a Master’s degree in Public & International Relations from
Virginia Tech. After serving in the Army, she built a successful career supporting US foreign military sales. To those who knew her, she will be remembered for her contagious smile, relentless passion and care for those she loved, and a huge presence and personality that extended far beyond her physical size.

Sharon was preceded in death by her father George Grey, and is survived by her loving husband Tom Hornsby, 2 stepdaughters Amanda and Samantha, mother Thelma Grey, six siblings Milton
Galloway, Sonia Edwards, Ainsworth Grey, Orville “Wayne” Grey, Patrice Grey, and Suzette Grey, as well as a number of nieces, nephews, and extended family.

In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to Sharon’s favorite cause, Peace and Love Academic Scholarship ( an organization committed to supporting the educational
advancement and achievement of students in need across the Caribbean.

Arrangements are entrusted to Cunningham Turch Funeral Home of Alexandria. In light of travel and gathering precautions due to the ongoing health pandemic, a small memorial
gathering will be held on June 27th, 2020 followed by final internment at Arlington National Cemetery at a future date.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Sharon Erica Grey Hornsby, please visit our flower store.


Visits: 0

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree