Sharon grew up in a Christian home in Midland City, Alabama. She trusted Christ as her Saviour when she was a child and gave her life to serve the Lord in lifetime ministry as a teenager. Sharon married her high school sweetheart, Tim Rabon, July 27, 1979.
In 1981 they were asked to join the staff of Beacon Baptist Church in Raleigh, North Carolina. In 1997, her husband became the pastor of that same church. Sharon is director of ladies ministries, serves as her husband’s secretary, and speaks at ladies conferences. She is the mom of two sons and one daughter, all of which are married and serve the Lord in fulltime ministry. She is known as Nana to seven cute kids!