January 9, 2022
Jo Alice Fisher McDonald, 86, of Plant City, Florida, left her loving family on earth to join her Lord Jesus and loved ones in Heaven on January 9, 2022. She was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Hollis Daniel ”Corky” McDonald, her parents Herbert and Lillian Fisher and sisters Dorothy and Reba. She is survived by her daughters Karon Jo Corner and Mary Carol Taylor (Dale), Five Grandchildren: Austin (Ashley), Chris, Haley (Daniel), Kayla and Chance (Kaylan), Ten Grandchildren: Ashtin, Elizabeth, Bryce, Carson, Tate, Kenadie, Paisley, Eli, Bowen and Fisher, Brothers: Gene Fisher (Betty), and Harold Fisher (Martha), Sister-in-law Theresa “Judi” Kirby along with numerous nieces and nephews. She loved her family unconditionally and was a loyal friend. Family, friends, church, and business associates sought her wise counsel and benefitted from her faithful prayers. Jo Alice attended “Strawberry School”, worked summers on her family’s Dover farm, and graduated from Turkey Creek High School in 1953. Jo Alice married her High School Sweetheart, Corky McDonald in January 1953. Jo Alice and Corky enjoyed many summers with Karon and Mary fishing and water skiing on Crooked Lake. For many years they delighted in watching their girls compete in horseback competitions all over Florida. Jo Alice and Corky enjoyed careers while maintaining their active family property in agriculture with orange groves, then Strawberries, and a few overfed cows. Jo Alice enjoyed many friends from her 16 yrs. career in the medical field before finding her dream career in Real Estate. She was blessed with over 37 years of success in the field and never lost her interest in real estate. Jo Alice enjoyed working alongside family members and associates in the companies she founded, Jo Alice McDonald Realty and McDonald Realty Services. She held many leadership positions in Real Estate Boards and Regional Associations. Jo Alice enjoyed her last few years traveling and enjoying family time watching her many Great-Grandchildren grow. A funeral service will be held Friday, January 14 at 11:00 A.M. at Hopewell Funeral Home, 6005 South County Road 39, Plant City. For those unable to attend, the service will be live-streamed at Facebook.com/HopewellFuneral. Flowers are accepted, or memorial contributions may be made benefitting Plant City Church of God Youth Building Project at plantcitycog.com, and/or Chaplaincy Care Ministries at chaplaincycare.org. Expressions of condolence at HopewellFuneral.com.
Jo Alice Fisher McDonald, 86, of Plant City, Florida, left her loving family on earth to join her Lord Jesus and loved ones in Heaven on January 9, 2022. She was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Hollis Daniel ”Corky”... View Obituary & Service Information
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