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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.

William Thomas

William Thomas "Tommy" Joyner, III

12/24/29 - 10/25/14

Courtland- William Thomas “Tommy” Joyner, III, 84, passed away Saturday, October 25, 2014 at his home. He was a son ... View full obituary

Alice Elizabeth Gray

Alice Elizabeth Gray

02/10/28 - 10/24/14

Sebrell- Alice Elizabeth Gray, 86, passed away Friday, October 24, 2014 at Pine Forest Rest Home, Potecasi, NC. She was ... View full obituary

Nell F. Joyner

Nell F. Joyner

02/24/24 - 10/23/14

Zuni – Nell Fleming Joyner, 90, widow of James Elisha “Jimmy” Joyner, passed away October 23, 2014. She was a ... View full obituary

Judean Williams

Judean M Williams

05/07/40 - 10/21/14

Windsor – Judean Mary Ann Williams, 74, passed away peacefully at her home October 21, 2014. Mrs. Williams was born ... View full obituary

Mary Magda Hancock

Mary Magda Hancock


Courtland - Mary Magda Hancock, 92, passed away peacefully on May 5, 2014. She was born in Koscise, Czechoslovakia and ... View full obituary

Susie Lee Edwards Branch Eason

Susie Lee Edwards Branch Eason

05/10/18 - 10/18/14

Franklin-Susie Lee Edwards Branch Eason, 96, widow of Sidney Elmo Eason passed away October 18, 2014 at Southampton Memorial Hospital. ... View full obituary

Robert D. Jamerson

Robert D. Jamerson

03/29/59 - 10/15/14

Newsoms – Robert Dillard Jamerson, 55, passed away October 15, 2014 at Sentara Obici Hospital, Suffolk, VA. Mr. Jamerson was ... View full obituary

Frances Blythe Holt

Frances Blythe Holt

06/27/14 - 10/13/14

Franklin - Frances B. Holt, 100, died October 13 at East Pavilion in Franklin. A lifelong resident of Franklin, she ... View full obituary

Michael E. Joyner

Michael E. Joyner

06/21/58 - 10/08/14

Newsoms – Michael Elliott Joyner, 56, passed away October 8, 2014 after a six month fight with esophageal cancer. He ... View full obituary

Denise Baggett

Denise H Baggett

07/06/66 - 10/07/14

Franklin – Denise Jean Hinton Baggett, 48, passed away after a long and courageous struggle with Huntington’s disease. She was ... View full obituary

Jessie Mae Simmons

Jessie Mae Simmons

05/20/20 - 10/04/14

Courtland- Jessie Mae Davis Simmons,94, passed away Saturday, October 4, 2014 at Southampton Memorial Hospital. She was the daughter of ... View full obituary


Dorothy "Dot" Cobb Kitchen

05/23/25 - 10/03/14

Franklin- The Lord’s heavenly kingdom gained a precious angel on October 3, 2014, when Dorothy Cobb Kitchen, 89, widow of ... View full obituary

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