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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.

Hazel Caudle

Hazel Y Caudle

08/20/29 - 04/24/15

Zuni- Hazel Wells Caudle, 85, of Zuni, VA., formerly of the Back Bay area of Virginia Beach, went to be ... View full obituary

Richard R. McCaskey, Sr.

Richard R. McCaskey, Sr.

12/29/38 - 04/20/15

Carrsville – Richard Ray McCaskey, Sr., 76, passed away April 20, 2015 with his loving family at his side. ... View full obituary

Virginia Lyon

Virginia D Lyon

06/23/20 - 04/19/15

Franklin – Virginia Drewry Lyon, 94, passed away April 19, 2015 at Riverside Regional Medical Center. ... View full obituary

Pete Dundalow, Sr

Pete Dundalow, Sr

08/20/34 - 04/18/15

Franklin- Joseph Grant “Pete” Dundalow, Sr., 80, passed away April 18, 2015 at his home surrounded by his family. He ... View full obituary

Susie Slate

Susie Slate

04/17/47 - 04/18/15

Zuni-Susie Annettee Evans Slate passed away April 18, 2015. She was born April 17, 1947 in Norfolk, Virginia to Joshua ... View full obituary

Romie Hancock, Jr.

Romie W Hancock, Jr.

06/21/31 - 04/13/15

Courtland - Romie Whitehead Hancock, Jr., 83, died Monday, April 13, 2015 in Gordonsville, Virginia. ... View full obituary

Altha West

Altha B West

07/12/22 - 04/12/15

Carrsville - Altha Carr Butler West, 92, passed away Sunday, April 12, 2015 at Sentara Obici Hospital. A lifelong resident ... View full obituary

Mary Carr

Mary L Carr

04/07/20 - 04/11/15

Walters – Mary Louise Cox Carr passed away on April 11, 2015. ... View full obituary

Robert Kello

Robert F Kello

08/01/28 - 04/10/15

Courtland - Robert Francis Kello of Courtland, VA, born August 1, 1928, passed away April 10, 2015. Mr. Kello graduated ... View full obituary

Ferne Turner Kitchen

Ferne Turner Kitchen

01/28/23 - 04/07/15

Franklin- Ferne Turner Kitchen, 92, passed away Tuesday, April 7, 2015. She was a daughter of the late Paul Turner ... View full obituary

Reuben Earl

Reuben Earl "R.E." Vick

10/04/32 - 04/06/15

Windsor- Reuben Earl “R.E.” Vick, 82, passed away Monday, April 6, 2015. ... View full obituary

Nancy Cooke

Nancy C Cooke

11/17/32 - 04/02/15

Boykins – Nancy Carol Cooke, 82, passed away peacefully April 2, 2015 surrounded by her family. ... View full obituary

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