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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.

Jack C. Martin

Jack C. Martin

07/21/32 - 01/31/15

Courtland, VA. ... View full obituary

Mary F. Dunlow

Mary F. Dunlow

02/13/36 - 01/30/15

Franklin – Mary Francis Dunlow, 78, widow of James E. Dunlow, Sr., passed away January 30, 2015. ... View full obituary

Katharine Manry Harville

Katharine Manry Harville

12/14/25 - 01/30/15

Courtland- Katharine Manry Harville ,89, passed away January 30, 2015 at her home surrounded by family and friends including her ... View full obituary

Alden Leonard Echols

Alden Leonard Echols

11/21/29 - 01/29/15

Drewryville, VA- Alden Leonard Echols, 85, died January 29, 2015 at Southside Regional Medical Center, Emporia. He was born November ... View full obituary


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

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