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In loving memory of Sonya (Beener) Marie Brown who went to meet her Lord on June 26, 2020. She was born on October 19, 1977 to Joseph and Kay (LaLone) Brown.


Sonya worked as a waitress at Pi’s and Asian Express and also a metal scrapper. She will be remembered for her love of life. She had a very big heart, she enjoyed being with family and friends, and had a love for animals.


Sonya is survived by her loving daughter, SkyLynn Jo Brown and mother, Kay Brown. She is also survived by her siblings, Joseph (Victoria Smith) Brinkman, Angel (Matt Erskine) Brown, Shane Brown, nieces and nephews, JoAnn, Samantha, Ashley, Lily, Wayne, Shane, Chelsea, and several great nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her father, Joseph Brown, her niece, Lakeasha and her dogs Saddie Brown and Skittles Brown.


A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm, on Saturday, July 18, 2020 at 2010 W. Chippewa River Road, Midland.


Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the family in her name.


Smith-Miner Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Brown family; to share a special memory please visit www.smithminer.com.



Condolence Messages

  1. Amanda Mason

    14 July 2020 1 year ago

    Sonya why did this have to happen to such a good person…..i will love you and miss you so much….please do me one favor and say hi to my mom for me…..hope to see you soon…….love always ….amanda Mason(Wiggins)

  2. Calvin Bogel

    06 July 2020 1 year ago

    This day saddens me so much…Im lost for words ..Love ya Girl…Cant wait till we see each other again

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