In Memory of






Obituary for Rheta Joy "Cookie" Regian (Franklin)

Rheta “Cookie” Joy (Franklin) Regian, 67, of Waco, TX passed away on March 29, 2021.

Rheta was born on August 23, 1953 in Waco, TX to Bill and Gladys (Sims) Franklin who both preceded her in death. They are now all reunited in heaven.

She graduated from Waco High School in 1971. She served in the United States Air Force and worked in several
industries including trucking. She was not only an owner-operator but worked as a dispatcher and in the bookkeeping department. She most enjoyed the people with whom she worked and developed many
friendships over the years.

She was a passionate animal lover and cared for many dogs, cats, and horses. Most importantly, she enjoyed
a sense of adventure, which she passed onto her daughter. She was a loving mother, daughter, friend to many, and was a devoted Christian.

She is survived by her daughter, Michelle (Holt) Wiesner and her husband, Patrick, of Arvada, CO.

A memorial service will be held at 1 pm, Thursday, June 10th at OakCrest Funeral Home with Dr. Wayne Blackshear officiating. Visitation will be from noon to 1 pm before the memorial service. Burial will follow at Waco Memorial Park.