Outstanding Citizen of the Month – October, 2010

James Franklin “Jimmy” Mobley was born in Cedar Hill in 1945. He graduated from Cedar Hill High School in 1963 and received a Bachelor of Arts Degree from UTA in 1969. He married Patricia Duane in 1974. He received his Juris Doctorate from Texas Tech School of Law in 1984.

He and Pat were King and Queen of the Hill in 2009 and both continue to be extremely active in the community while Jimmy runs a legal practice and Pat operates Reunion Title at 701 W. Belt Line. Jimmy and Pat raised four children, Ricky Purifoy, Susan Purifoy, Sherri Purifoy-Frie and Melissa Mobley Schuelke, all graduates of Cedar Hill Independent School District. They have seven grandchildren, Shandi, Brandon, Madisen, Tristan, Caleb, Colby and Luke.

Jimmy has held the following positions:

  • Cedar Hill City Council 1969-71 & 1976-80
  • Home Rule Charter Commission 1973-74
  • Published Cedar Hill Citizen Newspaper 1971-74
  • President of prior Lions Club 1975
  • Board of the Cedar Hill Chamber of Commerce 1986-88
  • President of the Cedar Hill Chamber of Commerce 1988
  • Cedar Hill School Board 1986-98 & 2000-2001
  • Member First United Methodist Church,
  • Pastor Parish Relations Committee Chairman-late 80’s early 90’s
  • Master of Cedar Hill Masonic Lodge 1991-92 & 2010 to present
  • Master of Chambers Creek Masonic Lodge 1999-2001
  • Member Masonic Grand Lodge of Texas ByLaws Committee 1999-2006, Chairman 3 years
  • Member Masonic Grand Lodge of Texas Jurisprudence Committee
  • Member/Board Member Cedar Hill Historic Society 1980’s to current

The community of Cedar Hill is very blessed that the Mobley family continues to make Cedar Hill their home.

Our Next Event

The Cedar Hill Museum of History board meets the second Monday of each month at 6:30 pm at 607 Cedar Street. 

Now on Display

Charles E. Finsley
Memorial Fossil Exhibit

Friday through Saturday
11 am to 3 pm
by Alan Peters,

Paleontologist Alan Peters with Museum visitor Josh Porter