More than two tears have fallen as Lady Chablis passes away

By : Chelsea Santiago
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Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil scene-stealer and Savannah legend Lady Chablis died Sept. 8, according to Club One, a Savannah, Ga. where Chablis was a performer.

“Chablis always wanted to give the audience, be it 15 or 1500, the best that she had. With her declining health, she regretted that her body wouldn’t allow her to give more,” Club One wrote in a post on their Facebook page.

Chablis was one of the subjects of author John Berendt’s novel Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, known in Savannah simply as “The Book.” The novel was adapted into a film in 1997 by director Clint Eastwood and starred Kevin Spacey and John Cusack. Chablis insisted to USA Today that she would play herself in the movie  or there would not be one.

Chablis passed away surrounded by friends and family, according to Club One. She was 59.

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