Ernest J. Gaines

1933 - 2019 (Age 86)


November 5, 2019


Ernest J. Gaines, internationally acclaimed author, Writer in Residency Emeritus at the University of Louisiana at Layfayette (UL), native and resident of Oscar, Louisiana entered into eternal rest at the age of 86 on November 5, 2019 at his home with his devoted wife of 26 years, Dianne Gaines....

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God is a God of all Comfort and he will Comfort the family's...My heartfelt condolences

My condolences goes out to the family and friends may they find peace and comfort from the God of all comfort in the hearer of prayers

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My deepest sympathy on the loss of Mr. Gaines. His ability to share his experiences in the South is truly meaningful.

Our condolences to the dearly beloved Mrs. Gaines and her entire family, friends and all of those whose lives Mr. Gaines touched with the legacy of his great works. May our loving Heavenly Father grant you all love, peace and comfort!

JM, Brandon, MS.

For the
Rest Peaceful Mr. Gaines. Your work lives on.


Our Condolences and Prayers are with you,
Diane and family. all the great memories,
Books written and acclaimed honors he received will always be with you!

From the Detiege Family