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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.

Carolyn Ann Bradshaw

Carolyn Ann Bradshaw

10/29/46 - 07/02/15

Franklin- Carolyn Ann Bradshaw, 68, passed away July 2, 2015 at her home with her family and beloved pets by ... View full obituary

Rev. John David Cheek

Rev. John David Cheek

10/25/25 - 06/30/15

Franklin- Rev. John David Cheek, 89, husband of the late Audrey Stilley Cheek, passed away Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at ... View full obituary

Belin Watson

Belin Watson

06/28/43 - 06/30/15

Franklin- John Belin Watson, Jr., 72, passed away Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at Sentara Obici Hospital. A son of the ... View full obituary

Inez Loretta Donaldson

Inez Loretta Donaldson

03/24/33 - 06/25/15

Courtland- Inez Loretta Donaldson, 82, widow of George Leonard Donaldson passed away June 25, 2015 at Courtland Health and Rehabilitation ... View full obituary

Phyllis Jean Jenkins

Phyllis Jean Jenkins

09/07/55 - 06/24/15

Franklin- Phyllis Jean Jenkins, 59, widow of Willard “Leonard” Jenkins , passed away June 24, 2015 at her home. She ... View full obituary

Mildred Katherine Williams Doughty

Mildred Katherine Williams Doughty

06/16/10 - 06/24/15

Franklin-Mildred Katherine Williams Doughty, 105, widow of Lonnie Lee Doughty, her husband of sixty years, passed away June 24, 2015 ... View full obituary

Mary Virginia Duck Cutchins

Mary Virginia Duck Cutchins

12/27/28 - 06/19/15

Courtland- Mary Virginia Duck Cutchins, 86, widow of Leonard Cleveland Cutchins went to be with the Lord Friday, June 19, ... View full obituary

John T. Thomas, Sr.

John T. Thomas, Sr.

03/05/30 - 06/16/15

Franklin – John Thomas Thomas, Sr., 85, passed away June 16, 2015 in Winston-Salem, NC. ... View full obituary

Ryland Franklin Beale, Jr.

Ryland Franklin Beale, Jr.

03/09/30 - 06/12/15

Courtland – Mr. Ryland Franklin Beale, Jr. passed away on Friday, June 12, 2015, at age 85 in his hometown ... View full obituary

Virginia Syer Donne

Virginia Syer Donne

11/06/40 - 06/04/15

Franklin- Virginia Syer Donne, 74, passed away June 4, 2015 at the Village at Woods Edge. Virginia was a native ... View full obituary

Dr. Ernest Burdette Gatten, Jr.

Dr. Ernest Burdette Gatten, Jr.

06/06/22 - 05/31/15

Franklin-Dr. Ernest Burdette Gatten, Jr. ,92, passed away May 31, 2015 at Southampton Memorial Hospital just two weeks shy of ... View full obituary

Joseph Benjamin Bush

Joseph Benjamin Bush

07/07/38 - 05/28/15

Franklin- Chief Warrant Officer 5 Joseph Benjamin Bush, USMC (RET) was born on July 7, 1938 in St. Mary’s County, ... View full obituary

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