Charlesy Jo Carlton Davis

Profile Updated: July 31, 2021
Where do you live now? Coolidge, GA USA
Married? Divorced? Widowed? Life-mated?
To whom and how long? Or are you still single and lovin'it?
widowed in 2019
Homepage or email address:
Any Pets? cats,dog
Any kids? Tell us about them. I have two sons, aged 39 and 42. One is in ministry and education; the other is in computer information More…services.
Where else have you lived?

I have only lived in Jacksonville and Coolidge, Georgia.

What makes you laugh?

I love photos of children and animals acting silly or having fun. I love situation comedies like Seinfeld and Boston Legal. I love people who don't take themselves so seriously and can laugh at themselves.

Is there a story or event from high school that never got told? Time to tell it?

I remember when David showed up at my house barefoot when he was taking me to the cast party of Rumplestiltskin. My parents were shocked but didn't comment until I came back home later. They thought he should be in shoes. I laugh still about how life and times have changed since then.

Still have family around?

I live very near one of my brothers and his family and one of my sons and his family. We have country homes around a small family lake. My other son lives with his family in Tallahassee. My husband of forty six years recently died after a battle with cancer.

What did you do right after high school?

I went to Florida Junior College and then Florida State for degree in /English Education. I married my husband immediately after graduation from college. Two years ago I retired as a librarian/teacher in Georgia. Now I pretty much go whatever I want...if I can afford it, Ha! Ha!

Do you still talk to/see/hang out with any classmates? Who?

Haven't seen anyone since 1969.

What past jobs have you had and which ones have you enjoyed the most?

I loved teaching high school English.

What do you do now?

Sleep until I wake up; complete a few chores each day; enjoy my hobbies; enjoy my freedom from work! I love estate sales and auctions because you can sometimes find "treasures" I love to read and watch competitive sports.

What do you like to do in your spare time?

I enjoy nature photography and gardening. I plan to begin crafting with glass and recycled jewelry. I love all kinds of music, particularly if live music. And of course, I enjoy supporting my Seminoles. I would like to travel more...overseas and here.

Any grandkids? How many?

I have two grandsons, one is eighteen and the other is two.

Travel much? Where have you been?

I have briefly traveled out West, in Canada and up the east Coast. I have traveled in England; lovely country and people. I love to cruise and have taken several cruises to the Caribbean.

What is the farthest you have been from home?


Where is your favorite place to go?

My favorite places to go are the Smokey Mountains and St. George Island. I plan to travel to Canada, New England and Alaska in the near future.

What are your top 10 places to visit if you could, or if you have?

Alaska; Australia; Athens, Greece; Rome, Italy; Rhine Valley, Germany; Paris, France; Canada; Switzerland; Ireland; Scotland

How old do you feel? How young do you feel?

I feel younger than I am; my head is still younger than my body. Ha!

What would we be surprised to know about you?

I am no longer shy. While I enjoy my quiet, country homestead; I also enjoy socializing with friends who play games or cards.

What are your favorite memories of Forrest High School?

Choir and Drama, Pep rallies and football games

Favorite Drink?

Pina colada

Favorite music? What is the last CD or download you purchased?

Trisha Yearwood's newest album.

Love country music.

Famous or interesting people you have met?

Charlie Ward, Jr. went to the high school where I taught. His dad also taught there.

Any words of wisdom or quotes to inspire?

Don't sweat the small things, and they are all small things. Carpe diem.

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Jul 31, 2021 at 5:18 PM

Hello from Georgia. I just watched our 50th reunion video and boy did it bring back some great memories. Wish I had been going to our reunions. They looked like great times. Friends, send me a message. Love those Rebels!

Jul 31, 2021 at 5:16 PM
Apr 06, 2020 at 7:46 PM

Hi, Dave. This is Jo Carlton Davis, former choir member. I enjoyed choir so much and have fond memories of our concerts and competitions(ugh). Hope this finds you well. Take care of yourself in South America. God bless.

Apr 06, 2020 at 7:42 PM

Hi, Jimmy. This is your old choir buddy, Jo Carlton Davis. Just sending you hugs and best wishes for you and yours. Take care.

Feb 13, 2016 at 11:01 AM
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Dec 02, 2015 at 11:49 AM

Happy birthday, Charlesy and many happy returns.

Dec 02, 2015 at 4:33 AM
Dec 02, 2014 at 12:12 PM

From one Georgia boy to a new Georgia girl, Happy Birthday and many happy returns.

Dec 02, 2014 at 4:33 AM
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