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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.

Elna Forrest Jones

Elna Forrest Jones

12/07/23 - 08/01/15

Sedley- Elna Forrest Jones, 91, passed away peacefully August 1, 2015 at her home surrounded by her family. Mrs. Jones, ... View full obituary

Larry Wayne Hatfield

Larry Wayne Hatfield

10/15/53 - 07/30/15

Franklin- Larry Wayne Hatfield, 61, passed away Thursday, July 30, 2015 . He was a son of the late James ... View full obituary

Bernice Beale

Bernice C Beale

02/24/28 - 07/24/15

Franklin- Bernice Clark Beale, 87, passed away July 24, 2015. Mrs. Beale was a daughter of the late Anderson and ... View full obituary

Thomas Justin

Thomas Justin "Tommy" Whitehead

05/01/64 - 07/23/15

Franklin- Thomas Justin “Tommy” Whitehead, 51, passed away July 23, 2015 at Southern Virginia Regional Medical Center in Emporia after ... View full obituary

Garland Bryant

Garland Bryant

01/24/29 - 07/20/15

Roy Garland Bryant, 86, passed away July 20, 2015 at his home. ... View full obituary

John Woodard Bryant, Jr.

John Woodard Bryant, Jr.

02/24/21 - 07/13/15

Franklin-John Woodard Bryant, Jr., passed away peacefully on Monday, July 13, 2015 in Richmond, Virginia at the home of his ... View full obituary

Cynthia Unroe Melo

Cynthia Unroe Melo

07/12/15

Cynthia Unroe Melo, age 51 of Richmond, Virginia passed away July 12, 2015. ... View full obituary

Megan Lynn Thacker

Megan Lynn Thacker

04/20/85 - 07/10/15

Chesapeake- Megan Lynn Thacker, 30, passed away July 10, 2015 in Baltimore, MD. Megan was born April 20, 1985 in ... View full obituary

Rubie Bradshaw Ehlman

Rubie Bradshaw Ehlman

10/23/40 - 07/09/15

Chesapeake- Rubie Bradshaw Ehlman, 74, passed away Thursday, July 9, 2015 at her home. She was the daughter of the ... View full obituary

Roland A. Burgess

Roland A. Burgess

01/05/24 - 07/08/15

Courtland- Roland A. Burgess, 91, of Courtland, Va. passed away July 8, 2015. Born in Southampton County, Va. on Jan ... View full obituary

Carolyn Ann Bradshaw

Carolyn Ann Bradshaw

10/29/46 - 07/02/15

Franklin- Carolyn Ann Bradshaw, 68, passed away July 2, 2015 at her home with her family and beloved pets by ... View full obituary

Mary Davis Edwards

Mary Davis Edwards

03/06/28 - 07/02/15

Franklin – Mary Davis Edwards, 87, widow of Dr. Robert Thomas Edwards, passed away on July 2, 2015. ... View full obituary

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