Wayma Rae Brinson, 77, lifelong resident of Mauriceville passed away Sunday, Aug. 19, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont after a long illness. Funeral Services will be at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 23, at Claybar Funeral Home Chapel in Orange. The Rev. Kevin Brown, pastor of First Baptist Church of Mauriceville will be officiating. Burial will follow at Bland Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, at the funeral home.

Born in Westlake, LA., on Sept. 29, 1934, Wayma was the daughter of Jessie (JC) Cooper and Deveda Cooper Kirk. She was a homemaker, loving mother, wife and friend who will be dearly missed. She was a baseball fan during her son’s and grandson’s Twin County little league years. She was also an avid car racing fan. She always supported her son’s and grandson during their racing endeavors and always pulled for her favorite #24, Jeff Gordon. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Mauriceville.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her loving husband of 45 years, William Calvin Brinson. Mrs. Brinson is survived by her sons, Jay Brinson and Mark Brinson, both of Mauriceville; grandchildren Jesse Brinson, Candice Manuel, Cameryn Brinson and one great grandchild.

Serving as Pallbearers will be Dawl Cooper, Edmond Frederick, Johnny Sheppard, Jerry Paul Viator, Chris Peveto and Jeremy Claybrook.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her name to the First Baptist Church of Mauriceville Building Fund, P.O. Box 56, Mauriceville, Texas 77626.