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Charlotte Jo Chambers

Charlotte Jo Chambers (aka Jo Allan or Charlotte Jo Gregory-Allen), 86, of Sherman, TX, died November 30th, 2015. Charlotte Jo was the daughter of Robert and Rosetta Chambers of Iowa Park.

She is survived by her sons Russell Gregory-Allen (Weilyn), Richard Gregory-Allen, and Roger Gregory-Allen (Viki Reeder); grandchildren Hilary, Reggie, and Davis; her siblings Tom Chambers and Maryanne Gilmore; many nieces and nephews; and her much loved cat, Matt Dillon. She was preceded in death by her parents, her daughter, Cynthia Elaine, and siblings Lillie, Cecil, Glen, Nina, and Roberta.

Jo was born in Borger, TX in 1929 and moved several times with her family among Texas and Oklahoma oil fields until graduating from Burkburnett High School in 1947. From there, she set out to make her way in Dallas, working in variety of jobs and eventually settling on a career in writing. She worked on technical documents, magazine articles, cook books, and, beginning in her 70’s, websites and blogs. She always had a deep and penetrating interest in the cutting edge of technology, leading her to be an early adopter of personal computers and many other “gadgets.” In the last weeks of her life, she was still formatting and publishing e-books for the Amazon Kindle. She loved animals and nature, and spent many years traveling in her RV exploring and making friends.

A memorial service will be held at The Prestyn in Iowa Park on January 30th at 2:00pm. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to The Grayson County Humane Society (

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