Jamie Murrell of Arcola, First Vice-President of Marketing for Planters Bank and Trust Company, has been named the Good Middling Recipient for 2018 at the annual Delta Council Day in Cleveland.
Coined after the term “good middling,” the highest grade in quality cotton production, the Good Middling Award recognizes individuals who have sustained significant efforts to promote community and economic vitality in the Mississippi Delta.
Murrell is on the Board of Directors for several community organizations throughout the Mid-Delta including the United Way of Washington County, B.B. King Museum, Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau, and The Gray Center, and she has been President of the Washington School Board of Trustees, Delta Children’s Museum and Greenville Arts Council. She is also a member of the Rotary Club of Indianola, a Red Carpet Guild Member for the Grammy Museum, a Life Member of Greenville Junior Auxiliary, and has served as a Vice-President of Delta Council.
She is also Race Director for the Hotter than Hades Half Marathon, which benefits Special Session Camp for Camp Bratton Green, and is a Festival Coordinator for Mighty Mississippi Music Festival.
She has worked with Planters Bank and Trust Company for over 10 years. She is a Mississippi State University alumna, and a member of St. John’s Episcopal Church in Leland where she has acted as Senior Warden and Treasurer. She is married to Carter Murrell, and they have two children, Keeton and Caroline.
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