Baehner, Hilary

Hilary Christine Baehner

September 30, 1979 - September 15, 2019

Hilary Christine Baehner of McKinney, Texas passed away on September 15, 2019 at the age of 39. She was born on September 30, 1979 to Douglas Lankford Davis and Cynthia Christine Davis (Gillett) in Longview, Texas.  Hilary graduated from Garland High School in Garland, Texas in 1998, Texas where she was a member of the esteemed Dashing Debs Drill Team.  She went on to earn an Associate’s Degree from Collin College.  She married James Michael Baehner on June 26, 2004 in Key West, Florida.  From her college days, Hilary had a passion for the Retail Clothing Industry.  Hilary worked for Brooks Brothers as a Store Manager for over 12 years.  During her time with Brooks Brothers, she was recognized for her selfless efforts to help others succeed and received several accolades from her district.  Hilary and Jimmy were married for over 15 years and he supported her throughout her valiant cancer battle from the time of diagnosis until she was called Home to be with our Lord.  Hilary fought Metastatic Breast Cancer fearlessly and courageously for over 9.5 years.  Hilary was a tireless advocate to help further the efforts to help find a cure for Metastatic Breast Cancer.  Hilary lifted up so many others with her grace and strength which provided them with the hope they needed to face their challenges.   In 2008, Hilary and Jimmy welcomed their first and only child, Jayden.  Hilary’s bond with Jayden was undeniable and unrelenting.  She loved watching him play baseball and basketball; she enjoyed making memories on family vacations, and was very active with his school.  In addition to being a loving mother, Hilary was an adoring Aunt.  She had an unconditional love for all of her nieces and nephews as she loved them, as they were her own.  She was a member of St. Gabriel Archangel Catholic Church in McKinney, Texas. 

She is survived by her loving husband, Jimmy Baehner of McKinney, Texas; son, Jayden Baehner of McKinney, Texas; mother, Cindy Davis of Garland, Texas; father, Doug Davis, of Fort Worth, Texas; sister, Kerry Lenore and husband, Keith of McKinney, Texas; nieces, Kylie, Katelyn, and Kinley Christine Lenore; grandmother, Marilyn Gillett of Garland, Texas; grandfather, Jim Gillett and wife, Rosilyn of Plano, Texas; father and mother-in-law, Bill and Elizabeth Baehner of McKinney, Texas; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Danny and Kimberly Baehner of McKinney, Texas; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, David and Terry Baehner of Plano, Texas; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Bill and Leigh Baehner of Savannah, Georgia; nieces and nephews, Brooklyn, Luke, and Graham Baehner of McKinney, Texas and Will and Jack Baehner of Savannah, Georgia; aunt and uncle, Suzanne and George Weatherall of Houston, Texas; cousins, Bobby and his wife, Amanda Heckeroth and Dylan and his wife, Elizabeth Heckeroth; and numerous other loving family and friends. 

I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.     2 Timothy 4:7. 

A memorial mass will be held at 2:00 p.m., Monday, September 23, 2019 at St. Gabriel The Archangel Catholic Church, 110 St. Gabriel Drive, McKinney, Texas.  Interment will follow at Ridgeview Memorial Park in Allen, Texas. The family will receive friends during a visitation on Sunday evening from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., with a Rosary service at 6:00 p.m. at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home, 2525 Central Expressway North, Allen, Texas.

Memorial donations can be made in Hilary’s memory to METAvivor and Little Pink Houses of Hope.

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Hillary was a kind person and will be missed.
Jay tullos, October 18, 2019 Dearest Cindy, I just watched the Memorial Video of your precious Hilary, and what a beautiful lady she was!! Her eyes were so deep and caring! I loved the music and all of the pictures! It brought tears to my eyes! I hate CANCER! Please know you’re in my thoughts and prayers! Love,
Amy VanderPoel , September 23, 2019 My condolences.
Dina Hernandez, September 23, 2019 I am so sorry for your loss and am thinking of your beautiful family during this difficult time. I have had the pleasure and honor of teaching Jayden art since he was in kindergarten. What a wonderful young man. My heart goes out to him and everyone that has been touched by his mom. Deanna Smith, September 23, 2019 Hilary, May peace be with you and with your family. I am deeply saddened by your passing and will never forget you. Julie Julianne Noble , September 22, 2019 Our prayers and thoughts are with you during this difficult time. Hilary fought a good fight & was a great example to those around her. May her memories bring you comfort. Love, Debbie & Brian Condor
Debbie Condor, September 22, 2019 Prayers and love always! Debra Debra Henninger (cousins), September 20, 2019 Prayers for her and her family from a Knight of Columbus. Ted Fay, September 19, 2019 To Jimmy and family, I remember your family from MHS. I was so sorry to read of Hilary's passing. May your memories of your family times together strengthen you in the days to come. Our prayers with you. Juli Ferraro, September 18, 2019 Jimmy, May God lift you and Jayden up in his spirit, wrap you in his arms and wipe away every tear. Trust in the Lord and he will make you whole. All good things will come to you both. God Bless, George and Kaye George and Kaye Balsam, September 17, 2019 Beautiful sentiments on a wonderful person. Glad to have met her! Emily Blum, September 17, 2019 Dearest Hilary, Your family and friends are in my thoughts and prayers. We have known each other for many years. You will forever be loved by so many and we will never forget you. Fly high sweet beautiful Angel. Krist Cook, September 17, 2019 It was my pleasure to have known Hilary. She was a vibrant person with a huge personality. She will be missed by anyone who knew her. May she rest in peace. With love, Lesliann Lesliann Ortega, September 17, 2019 Prayers for the family through this difficult time. Hilary fought a great fight. She was a wonderful mother and always so helpful up at school to support Jayden. Meagan Wendt, September 17, 2019 Condolences and blessings of peace to all our family. Hilary was a jewel and a shining example of hope and courage to all of us. I am overseas so I will not see you but will be there in spirit. Love, Vickie Vickie, September 17, 2019 Love & prayers for your family. So sorry for your loss. Hilary was a special person. Dennis & Sandra Franks, September 17, 2019 So very sorry for your loss. Hilary will be remembered for her beautiful smile and the warmth and grace from the soul behind it. Prayers. Peggy Astacio, September 17, 2019