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Remembering The Lady Chablis

I am devastated by the passing of The Doll, The Grand Empress of Savannah: The Lady Chablis. I was honored to correspond with her several times and loved her book Hiding My Candy. A beautiful spirit!



Club One Savannah statement:

The Lady chablis, who stole hearts - and the spotlight - in Midnight In The Garden of Good and Evil, passed this morning surrounded by friends and family. In his Best Selling novel, known in Savannah as The Book, John Berendt wrote that when he first met The Lady Chablis, “she had both hands on her hips and a sassy half-smile on her face,” a pose that would grace many stages. Just as The Book shined the spotlight on Savannah, so too did Chablis shine the spotlight on the gay scene, and especially on Club One. She was Club One’s very first entertainer, officiating our grand opening in 1988, and paving the way for female impersonation in Savannah. No one, however, could outshine the Grand Empress herself. With the success of “The Book,” Chablis shot to stardom. …