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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.

Shelva A. Edwards

Shelva A. Edwards

11/01/38 - 08/28/15

Franklin- Shelva Atkins Edwards, 76 , widow of L.T. Edwards, Jr passed away August 28, 2015. Mrs. Edwards was a ... View full obituary

Iris Martin Darden

Iris Martin Darden

08/07/19 - 08/24/15

Branchville- Iris Lanneau Martin Darden, 96, passed away August 24, 2015 at the East Pavilion in Franklin. Mrs. Darden was ... View full obituary

Drew F. Dixon

Drew F. Dixon

07/30/46 - 08/18/15

Carrsville- Drew Franklin Dixon, 69, passed away August 18, 2015. He was born in Suffolk and was a lifelong resident ... View full obituary

Bob Joyner

Bob Joyner

02/29/36 - 08/14/15

Franklin - John Robert “Bob” Joyner of Franklin, VA passed away suddenly on Friday, August 14th, 2015. ... View full obituary

Dorothy Batten Whitley

Dorothy Batten Whitley

10/13/30 - 08/13/15

Windsor - Dorothy Batten Whitley, 84, passed away August 13, 2015 at Consulate Health Care of Windsor. She was a ... View full obituary

Josephine R. Carr

Josephine R. Carr

07/01/32 - 08/10/15

On the morning of August 10th, 2015, the fine soul of Josephine R. Carr peacefully and most assuredly passed into ... View full obituary

Christine Johnson Townes

Christine Johnson Townes

11/05/55 - 08/09/15

Franklin- Christine Johnson Townes, 59, passed away August 9, 2015. She was a native of Franklin and was a daughter ... View full obituary

Ruth Jones

Ruth P Jones

01/14/16 - 08/06/15

Franklin – Ruth Parker Jones, age 99, passed away August 6, 2015. ... View full obituary

Marguerite Smith Cutchins

Marguerite Smith Cutchins

03/14/32 - 08/06/15

Boykins-Marguerite Smith Cutchins died on August 6, 2015. Marguerite was born March 14, 1932 in Branchville, Virginia. ... View full obituary

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

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