Michelle Sutherland Brown

In Memory
04-25-1957 – 02-27-2021

What we keep in memory
is ours unchanged forever.
Gone, but not forgotten. 



Michelle Sutherland Brown, 63, of Bates City, Missouri, passed away on Saturday, February 27, 2021. Michelle was born April 25, 1957 in Independence, MO. She worked on the assembly line at Ford Motor Co. Michelle loved horses and being outdoors, spending time at the lake, traveling, music, and dancing. She also loved any time spent with family and friends, and especially spending time with her grandkids.


Her survivors include son, Jon Beachner of Independence, MO; daughter, Cheyanne Brown-Klink (Jeff) of Oak Grove, MO; stepson, Billy Brown of Holden, MO; three grandchildren: Tate, Cooper, and Kolby; her mother, Donna Sutherland of Independence, MO; two brothers, Jack and Toby; four sisters, Teresa, Sandy, Stephanie, and Debbie; several nieces and nephews; and many other extended family members.


A Celebration of Life will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 4th at Royer Funeral Home, Oak Grove, MO. The family will receive friends from 4:00 p.m. until service time at the funeral home. Arrangements: Royer Funeral Home, Oak Grove, MO 816-690-4441