Ernest Gaines

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Visitation
Friday, Nov. 15, 2019
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Hall's Celebration Center
9348 Scenic Hwy.
Baton Rouge, LA
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Visitation
Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Hall's Celebration Center
9348 Scenic Hwy.
Baton Rouge, LA
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Service
Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019
1:00 PM
Hall's Celebration Center
9348 Scenic Hwy.
Baton Rouge, LA
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Obituary

Ernest Gaines (Photo by Sophie Bassouls/Sygma/Sygma via Getty Images) Ernest Gaines in the 2019 Memorials Photo Gallery Enlarged Photo
Ernest Gaines was the celebrated author of “A Lesson Before Dying” and “The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman.”

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