Our mission is to make Water Valley an economic leader in Mississippi and to enhance our members’ success through advocacy, member benefits, and services.

Meet the Chamber Board of Directors and staff. ​ View our list of members below.


2019-2020 BOARD of directors

l-r front Terry Champion Vice President, Linda Maynor, President Angie Hodge, Nell Jobe, 2nd ROW l to r Raymond Hawkins Treasurer, Julie Tyler, Justin Canterbury! 3rd row Clay Ashford, Chuck Upchurch, Curtis Todd. Not Pictured. Joeli Link, Secretary and Larry Sprouse


2019-2020 Water Valley Area

Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors

Ambassadors, Jimmy Berry, Shirley Berry, Sara Nell Champion,Toni Hill, Lucia Holloway, Mary Katherine Mooney Vice President, Mim Carpenter, Elizabeth Caulfield, Mary Sue Stevens President,Connie Champion, Becky Jones, Corresponding Secretary. back to r Zandra Walker, James Person, Dixie Scovel,Nell Jobe, Linda Maynor,Chuck Upchurch, Mayor Donald Gray,Barron Caulfield, Roy Bennett Stevens Far back in the center is our (Photo bomber and a guy with deep roots in the Valley, Jessey Higdon). We have many more Ambassadors that are not pictured. The Chamber appreciates each member.

Chamber of Commerce 

2018-2019 Membership List

Ajinomoto Foods North America, Inc

Allied Group, Inc

Bells Country Cabins

BJ Crawford, LLC

Black & Associates, PA

Colonel's Landing

Crow Martin, Pllc

D & S Haulers

Fischer Properties

Epes Enviromental & Consulting, Pllc

Fisher Productions, LLC

Folson Fun Bounce

Guardian Termite & Pest Control, Inc

Hardy Locksmith

Bennett Hill, Inc

Hill's Construction, Llc

Trent L Howell,Pllc

H & S Sign Company

Human Technologies, Inc

HUMANA Larry Malastesta

Larson's Cash Saver


Marchbanks Specialty Co., Inc.

Mechanics Bank

Midtown Auto Parts 


Nallie's Thai Place, LLC

Names & Numbers

North MS Herald

NWCC Lafayette/Yalobusha 

Oxford Printwear

Pullen Dental

Regions Bank

Renasant Bank

Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory

Sartains Home & Auto

Sayle Oil Company

Seven Oaks Funeral Home

South Main Boutique

State Farm/Andi Epes

S.Robards & CO Media GroupLLC

Super Lube & Tire

Tallahatchie Valley Power Association

The Family Hairloom

The Furniture Store

The Lee House/Stone Property

Tri Lake Eye Clinic

Turnage Drug Store

Valley Agri - Supply Company

Valley Lumber

Valley Finance Company

Varner Printing

Violet Valley Bookstore

Water Valley Nutrition

Barry L. Weeks, DMD PC

Yalobusha County Farm Bureau

Yalobusha  Health Services

Yalobusha Medical Clinic/Cinnamed

2017 – 2018 Individual Chamber Membership

Beth Barnette
Curtis & Janice Berry
Jimmy & Shirley Berry
Ross & Geri Cardwell
Mildred “Mim” Carpenter
Barron & Elizabeth Caulfield
Jeannie Clement
Sara T. Champion
Jerry & Margaret Daum
Janet Dickey
Dr. Rayford & Teresia Edgar
Joe Elliott, Jr.
Fred & Linda Eakes
Mike & Tonya Eubanks
Donald & Sherry Gray
Laura A. Henry
Raymond Hawkins
Tommy & Toni Hill
Tyler & Jency Hill
Jerry & Lou Ann Holt
Nell Jobe
Dr. Andy & Becky Jones
Dick & Mary Beth Marchbanks
Linda Maynor
Anita McGehee
Dr. Paul & Erv Odom
Dr. G.R. Orndorff
James & Elizabeth Person
Susan S. Phillips
Eddie & Pat Ray
Al Suzanne Reed
Polly Reed
Jack & Judy Sartain
Betty Shearer
Pam Timmins
Betty Baker Thomas
Bob & Dale Tyler
Cam & Julie Tyler
Cayce & Michelle Washington
Sharon White
Joy P. Windham




The Chamber of Commerce awards individuals each year who serve our community in an exemplary fashion. Click the images below to find out more about the recipients.


Elliott Scholarship


Each year the Elliott Scholarship is awarded by the Chamber of Commerce to a deserving senior from Water Valley High School.


The scholarship was set up to honor Joe Elliott, Jr. and Patsy Elliott Wilder for their untiring efforts to reestablish the Watermelon Carnival. The scholarship is given to recognize an outstanding young person in the community. It is not based on grades and is given soley for community service.


Hatcher Award


The Braswell Hatcher Award, named for the first recipient, was established by the Water Valley Area Chamber of Commerce in 1998.


This coveted award is given to honor an area citizen for their untiring and exemplary service to the community. It is presented to individuals who have served our community in a fashion that is above and beyond the norm. 

Previous Award Recipients


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Water Valley, MS 38695




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