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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.

Vernon Taylor

Vernon C Taylor

07/17/36 - 02/18/15

Franklin – Vernon Clayton “Poopie” Taylor, 78, left us peacefully on Wednesday, February 18, 2015. ... View full obituary

Mildred Vann

Mildred B Vann

08/20/23 - 02/18/15

Murfreesboro – Mildred Barrett Vann, 91, widow of Linwood Earl Vann, passed away February 18, 2015 at the East Pavilion ... View full obituary

Margaret Ann Bryan

Margaret Ann G Bryan

06/15/52 - 02/08/15

Courtland – Margaret Ann Gray Bryan, 62, passed away February 8, 2015. ... View full obituary

Barbara Vaughan

Barbara C Vaughan

11/15/42 - 02/08/15

Barbara Cecile Vaughan, 72, of Midlothian, VA, died on February 8, 2015 at Beth Sholom Lifecare Community in Richmond. ... View full obituary

Sherry P. Bryant

Sherry P. Bryant

10/08/41 - 02/07/15

Franklin- Sherry Parker Bryant, 73, passed away February 7, 2015. Sherry was a native of Ocean View and a former ... View full obituary

William D. Daughtrey

William D. Daughtrey

03/17/39 - 02/07/15

Suffolk-William Darden Daughtrey, 75 , passed away February 7, 2015. William was born in Franklin a son of the late ... View full obituary

Dorothy Benton

Dorothy G Benton

01/23/45 - 02/03/15

Franklin – Dorothy Mae Glover Benton, 70, passed away peacefully on February 3, 2015, at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth with ... View full obituary

Vickie Hunnings

Vickie D Hunnings

06/08/50 - 02/03/15

Franklin – Vickie Diane Hunnings, 64, widow of David Henry Hunnings, passed away February 3, 2015 at Sentara Norfolk General ... View full obituary

Vivian Drake

Vivian B Drake

04/28/17 - 02/02/15

Franklin – Vivian Bishop Drake, 97, widow of Harry Lewis Drake, passed away February 2, 2015 at her home. ... View full obituary

Catherine Cobb

Catherine B Cobb

02/08/19 - 02/01/15

Newsoms – Catherine Boyette Cobb, 95, a long-time resident of Newsoms, passed away February 1, 2015, at East Pavilion in ... View full obituary

Jack C. Martin

Jack C. Martin

07/21/32 - 01/31/15

Courtland, VA.-Jack C. Martin, 82, passed away peacefully on January 31, 2015 at Sitter & Barfoot Veterans Care Center in ... View full obituary

Irving Ellis Musselman, Jr.

Irving Ellis Musselman, Jr.

11/21/43 - 01/31/15

Suffolk- Irving Ellis Musselman, Jr., 71, passed away Saturday, January 31, 2015 at Sentara Obici Hospital. Mr. Musselman was a ... View full obituary

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