Betty Jo Moreland, 70, of Monterey, passed from this life on Monday, December 28, 2015, in Monterey. She was born Friday, March 2, 1945 in Jonesville. She was a resident of Monterey and a faithful member of New Era Baptist Church. Betty Jo loved working in her yard and spending time with her family and grandsons. Services were held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 30, at New Era Baptist Church with the Revs. Jeff Moore and Dennis Baker officiating. Interment followed in the New Era Baptist Church Cemetery under direction of Young’s Funeral Home of Jonesville. She was preceded in death by her father, O. J. Smith; her mother, Bessie Price Smith; and sister, Virginia Gail White. Survivors include her husband of 52 years, Kent Moreland of Monterey; two daughters, Deidra Shively and husband Cary, and Michelle Burley and husband Theo, Jr., and one son, Stephen Moreland and wife Marcy, all of Monterey; five brothers, A. J.