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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.


Eugenia "Jean" B Outland

09/11/44 - 01/27/15

Carrsville – Eugenia “Jean” Blythe Outland, 70, was called home by our Heavenly Father on January 27, 2015 as she ... View full obituary

George Turner, Jr.

George W Turner, Jr.

07/21/35 - 01/27/15

Franklin – George Wilbur “G. W.” Turner, Jr., 79, passed away January 27, 2015 at his home. ... View full obituary

Andy Franklin Vann

Andy Franklin Vann

12/12/61 - 01/24/15

Newsoms – Andy Franklin Vann, 53, passed away January 24, 2015. He was a graduate of Southampton High School, an ... View full obituary

William Blake

William J Blake

01/09/47 - 01/22/15

Waverly – William James Blake, 68, a resident of Waverly since 1982, passed away January 22, 2015. ... View full obituary

Helen Simmons

Helen W Simmons

07/03/26 - 01/22/15

Franklin – Helen Worrell Simmons, 88, passed away January 22, 2015 at her residence at The Village at Woods Edge. ... View full obituary

James Albers

James T Albers

06/19/44 - 01/21/15

Franklin – James Thomas Albers, 70, passed away on January 21, 2015, his 48th wedding anniversary. ... View full obituary

Linda Hooker

Linda G Hooker

07/13/54 - 01/20/15

Gates – Linda Gail Hooker, 60, formerly of Portsmouth, VA, our beloved wife, mother, and friend, passed away January 20, ... View full obituary

Alfred Larue

Alfred Larue "Al" Lutz

07/06/37 - 01/17/15

Zuni - Alfred Larue “Al” Lutz, 77, passed away January 17, 2015 at Southampton Memorial Hospital in Franklin, VA. ... View full obituary

Brad Bradshaw

Brad Bradshaw

12/19/54 - 01/17/15

Franklin- Walter Linwood “Brad” Bradshaw, III, 60, passed away ... View full obituary

Ethan Henderson

Ethan P Henderson

07/31/13 - 01/17/15

Courtland – Ethan Phillip Henderson, 17 months old, went to be with Jesus January 17, 2015. ... View full obituary

Martha Blythe

Martha C Blythe

07/19/18 - 01/16/15

Franklin – Martha Carew Cale Blythe, 96, widow of Mallory B. “M.B.” Blythe, Jr., passed away January 16, 2015. ... View full obituary

Eloise Hedgebeth Vick

Eloise Hedgebeth Vick

08/22/24 - 01/16/15

Eloise Hedgebeth Vick, 90, widow of Herman Edward Vick, Sr., passed away Friday, January 16, 2015 at her residence. She ... View full obituary

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