Obituary for Betty Jo Moorhead
Betty Jo Moorhead, 84, of Umatilla, FL passed away on Monday, May 15, 2017. She was born in Cleveland, TN and moved to Umatilla from Shelby, NC.
Betty Jo and her mother ran the Umatilla Hotel and Dining Room. She then became the secretary at Beyers Funeral Home in Umatilla and remained there until she bought Mattison’s Engraving and ran it until she sold it to M&H Awards of Eustis, FL. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Umatilla. Betty Jo was also very active with the Umatilla Chamber of Commerce, having been a past president, the Umatilla Historical Museum, and the Carr Cabin Restoration.
She is survived by her loving husband: Robert “Bob” Moorhead, Umatilla, FL; son: Robert Moorhead, Roswell, GA, and sister: Jane Hays, Tallahassee, FL.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, May 19, 2017 at the First Baptist Church of Umatilla with Reverend Brooks Braswell officiating. The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. through 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 18, 2017 at the Beyers Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow at the Umatilla Cemetery Annex. In lieu of flowers contributions may be directed to The Umatilla Historical Society.