Ernie Jean Lemaire, age 73, of Ocean Springs, MS, passed away on January 30, 2022. He was born on January 30, 1949, in Kaplan LA, to Wilson Lemaire and Evla Mae Gaspard. Ernie was in the United States Marine Corps and served in Vietnam. He enjoyed spending time with family and his grandchildren.
Ernie was preceded in death by his parents, Wilson Lemaire and Evla Mae Gaspard; brother, Harris Lemaire, and step father, Clifford Stelly.
Survivors include his wife, Paula Lemarie; children, Brian (Sani) Lemaire, Ryan (Amanda) Lemarie, Jesse (Amber) Katie; 18 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren; and 6 siblings.
Visitation will be Sunday, February 6, 2022, from 11:00 a.m. to 12 p.m., followed by a Memorial Service at 12:00 p.m. at Bradford O’Keefe Funeral Home, 911 Porter Ave. Ocean Springs, MS.