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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.

Robert Hudson

Robert Hudson "Bob" Raiford, Jr.

09/15/21 - 11/21/14

Courtland – Robert Hudson “Bob” Raiford, Jr., 93, passed away November 21, 2014 at his daughter’s home in Courtland. He ... View full obituary

Olive Geneva Sessions

Olive Geneva Sessions

03/15/33 - 11/19/14

Franklin – Olive Geneva Cook Sessions, 81, passed away November 19, 2014. Born in Dillon County, South Carolina, she was ... View full obituary

Robert

Robert "Rob" Clifton Inman, III

04/24/75 - 11/15/14

Franklin-Robert Clifton “Rob” Inman, III, 39, passed away Saturday, November 15, 2014. He was a native of Portsmouth and as ... View full obituary

Robert

Robert "Bobby" Wilson Hurley

06/27/52 - 11/15/14

Robert Wilson Hurley, 62, passed away on November 15, 2014 in Franklin, VA. Born on June 27, 1952 in Richmond, ... View full obituary

Marvin A. Simmons

Marvin A. Simmons

06/11/21 - 11/11/14

Franklin – Marvin A. “Red” Simmons, 93, passed away peacefully November 11, 2014. He was born in Martin County, NC ... View full obituary

Robert T. Andrews

Robert T. Andrews

10/17/30 - 11/10/14

Boykins – Robert Thomas Andrews, 84, passed away November 10, 2014 at Southampton Memorial Hospital. He was the son of ... View full obituary

Wayne Nathan Coburn

Wayne Nathan Coburn

07/21/60 - 11/08/14

Franklin- Wayne Nathan Coburn, 54, passed away Saturday, November 8, 2014 at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. Wayne was a native ... View full obituary

Roy W. Bryant

Roy W. Bryant

06/23/51 - 11/06/14

Boykins – Roy W. Bryant, 63, passed away November 6, 2014. A native of Sedley, he was a son of ... View full obituary

Goldzsie Duncan Cabell

Goldzsie Duncan Cabell

10/03/22 - 11/06/14

Franklin – Goldzsie Meadows Duncan Cabell, 92, widow of Tulane M. Duncan and R. Baird Cabell, passed away November 6, ... View full obituary

James Jimenez

James Jimenez

04/30/54 - 11/06/14

Franklin – James Jimenez, 60 passed away November 6, 2014. He was born in Cali, Colombia. Son of Maria and ... View full obituary

Donald J. O'Clair

Donald J. O'Clair

06/01/46 - 11/05/14

Franklin – Donald Joyner “Buck” O’Clair, 68, passed away November 5, 2014 at his home. He was a native of ... View full obituary

Ritchie Vernon Scott

Ritchie Vernon Scott

09/16/35 - 11/03/14

Franklin- Ritchie Vernon Scott passed away November 3, 2014. He was the son of the late Carroll Vernon and Rachel ... View full obituary

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