Laura Elaine Buckley, 68, of Orange passed away on Monday, Nov. 14, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont.

She was a native of Starks, LA; born on Jan. 13, 1943 to parents Nettie M. (Doyle) and Thomas Brindley.

She had lived in the Orange area since 1963. She was of the Baptist faith and was a member of First Baptist Church in Starks. She was a very caring and giving person who would help anyone. She loved to cook, spend time with her family (especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren) and she was known to everyone as Maw Maw Elaine.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her nieces, Karen Brantley; granddaughter, Kelley Isaacs.

She is survived by her by her daughter, Tammy Dowden and husband, Mark; sons, Johnny Buckley, Dustin Buckley all of Orange; sister, Patsy Hyatt and husband, Nathan of Starks; brothers, Elton Brindley and wife, Shirley, Harold Brindley, Eric Brindley all of Starks, twin brother, Edward Brindley and wife, Judy of Allen, TX; grandchildren, Mallory Reno and husband, Gregory, Doyle Isaacs and wife, Beatrice Maryde both of Orange; great grandchildren, Kiley Reno and Corbin Isaacs. Also left to cherish her memory are numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.

A visitation will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 16, from 5:00 pm until 9:00 pm at First Baptist Church of Starks.

A Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, Nov. 17, at 2:00 pm at the church. Burial will follow at Doyle Cemetery.

Honoring Mrs. Buckley as pallbearers will be Jason Dowden, Bobby Benoit, Slade Miller, Doyle Isaacs, Ben Lozano, and Greg Gunner. Honorary pallbearers will be Gregory Reno, Keith Miller, Marco Lozano and Shane Jones.