Welcome
Recent Obituaries
View all obituaries

Barky Wright

Owner/Funeral Director

Recognizing the trust placed in us, it is our commitment to treat each family with dignity, respect and compassion.

Our staff will assist you in planning a service that celebrates the life of your loved one and respects their and your wishes.

Here you will find information about us and the services we provide. If we can be of further assistance, please don't hesitate to contact us anytime. 

Independently owned and family operated, Wright Funeral Home & Crematory has been privileged to serve the residents of Franklin and surrounding communities in their historic Downtown Franklin location since 1976 and from their Southampton County location in Boykins since 1999. Recently we added on-site cremation facilities and an on-site pet crematory.

Wright Funeral Home & Crematory can now be found on Facebook for an interactive way to communicate with the community,post obituaries, and share condolences.

A funeral is more than just a single day in a lifetime, it's a lifetime in a single day.

Mary Magda Hancock

10/20/14

Courtland - Mary Magda Hancock, 92, passed away peacefully on May 5, 2014. She was born in Koscise, Czechoslovakia and ... View full obituary

Susie Lee Edwards Branch Eason

Susie Lee Edwards Branch Eason

05/10/18 - 10/18/14

Franklin-Susie Lee Edwards Branch Eason, 96, widow of Sidney Elmo Eason passed away October 18, 2014 at Southampton Memorial Hospital. ... View full obituary

Robert D. Jamerson

03/29/59 - 10/15/14

Newsoms – Robert Dillard Jamerson, 55, passed away October 15, 2014 at Sentara Obici Hospital, Suffolk, VA. Mr. Jamerson was ... View full obituary

Frances Blythe Holt

Frances Blythe Holt

06/27/14 - 10/13/14

Franklin - Frances B. Holt, 100, died October 13 at East Pavilion in Franklin. A lifelong resident of Franklin, she ... View full obituary

Michael E. Joyner

Michael E. Joyner

06/21/58 - 10/08/14

Newsoms – Michael Elliott Joyner, 56, passed away October 8, 2014 after a six month fight with esophageal cancer. He ... View full obituary

Denise H Baggett

07/06/66 - 10/07/14

Franklin – Denise Jean Hinton Baggett, 48, passed away after a long and courageous struggle with Huntington’s disease. She was ... View full obituary

Jessie Mae Simmons

Jessie Mae Simmons

05/20/20 - 10/04/14

Courtland- Jessie Mae Davis Simmons,94, passed away Saturday, October 4, 2014 at Southampton Memorial Hospital. She was the daughter of ... View full obituary

Dorothy

Dorothy "Dot" Cobb Kitchen

05/23/25 - 10/03/14

Franklin- The Lord’s heavenly kingdom gained a precious angel on October 3, 2014, when Dorothy Cobb Kitchen, 89, widow of ... View full obituary

Joe Weiss, Jr.

Joe Weiss, Jr.

11/17/32 - 10/03/14

Boykins – Joseph George Weiss, Jr, 81, passed away October 3, 2014. Born in Philadelphia, PA, he was a son ... View full obituary

Nancy McMaster Stevens

04/09/37 - 10/02/14

Franklin - Nancy McMaster Stevens, 77, widow of Rolin William Stevens, passed away October 2, 2014. She was born in ... View full obituary

Col. Thomas Howard Canady, Jr.

Col. Thomas Howard Canady, Jr.

09/23/21 - 09/30/14

Burke – Thomas Howard Canady, Jr., Colonel (Retired), United States Air Force, of Burke, Virginia, died Tuesday, September 30, one ... View full obituary

Wesley Cobb Gayle

Wesley Cobb Gayle

09/15/33 - 09/30/14

Franklin – Wesley Cobb Gayle, 81, passed away peacefully Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at his home. He was a lifelong ... View full obituary

NFDA
Independent Funeral Homes of Virginia
Tidewater Funeral Directors Association
Virginia Funeral Directors Association