News & Events
Thompson Funeral Homes Donate to River District, Cayce -West Columbia Lions
Gregg Turner of Thompson Funeral Homes donated the proceeds from Thompson’s metal recycling program to two of it community partners:
Turner donated $500 to The River District and $500 to the Cayce-West Columbia Lions Club. Read more
Thompson Funeral Homes Voted #1 in Columbia Living Magazine for 6th Year in a Row
Lexington Life's Best Funeral Home for 2021!
Thompson Funeral Home Named Free Time's Best Funeral Home for the Best of Columbia 2019
Thank you for your votes in naming Thompson Funeral Homes Free Time's Best Funeral Home for the Best of Columbia 2019. It's our commitment to the community to serve with compassion and care. Thank you!
Grief Support Group - Virtual and In Person
4th Wednesday of each month
Join us for a monthly Grief Support Group hosted in person. Co-facilitated by local grief counselor Mary Beth Lamey and Anne Abel, group meetings are designed to help take you from hurting to healing. As a group, we can overcome the struggle and build each other up to a healthy state of being. Join us and let the healing begin.
Join us in person at the Office of Grief Compassion Network, 2548 Main Street, Elgin, SC 29045
This group is also offered online via Zoom. Please reach out to Mary Beth Lamey to get login info to join.
Email – firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone – 803-995-0068
Mary Beth Lamey is a licensed clinical social worker with Thompson Funeral Homes serving as their Community Care Coordinator. Mary Beth graduated from the University of South Carolina with a Master’s Degree in Social Work and has provided counseling and support services to grieving families in the Midlands for over 19 years.
Anne Abel, B.A. Newbury College, CRCFA, has facilitated caregiver support groups for 19 years and also led workshops and classes for South Carolina activity professionals, the Lieutenant Governor's Office on Aging, the South Carolina Healthcare Association, Dementia Dialogues, and the Alzheimer's Association. She has worked in Assisted Living communities in various capacities including activity programming, sales, marketing, and Executive Director. Anne currently serves in public relations at Lighthouse Hospice.
Annual Holiday Remembrance Service
December 14, 2021 at 7:00PM
Lexington Chapel - 4720 Augusta Road, Lexington, SC 29073
On December 14th, we will be hosting our Annual Holiday Remembrance Service at 7:00pm at our Thompson Funeral Home location at 4720 Augusta Road, Lexington, SC 29073. There will be a catered reception immediately following the Remembrance Service. Please RSVP to (803) 996-1023 by Friday, December 3 with the number of guests that will be attending.
If you would like to have your loved one's photo included in our Picture Memorial, please email a photo to email@example.com by December 3. For those unable to attend, the service will be available for viewing via live stream at https://client.tribucast.com/tcid/873324534.
Annual Candlelight Remembrance Service
December 4, 2021 at 5:30PM
Greenlawn Memorial Park - 845 Leesburg Road, Columbia, SC 29209
The staff of Thompson Funeral Home and Greenlawn Memorial Park invite you to our Annual Candlelight Remembrance Service and luminary display.
There will be a catered reception immediately following the Remembrance Service. Please RSVP to (803) 219-8811 by November 29th with the number of guests that will be attending.
With assistance of Lower Richland High School JROTC, luminaries will be placed throughout the park. The candles will be lit as dusk falls.
For those unable to attend, the service will be available for viewing via live stream at https://client.tribucast.com/tcid/5150770562.
We will be creating a Remembrance Photo Memorial Tribute. If you wish to have your loved one's photo appear in this video memorial, please submit 1 photo by November 29th via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. If hand delivered, photos can be picked up any time following the service.
Lexington County's 19th Annual Veteran's Parade
November 7, 2021
East Main Street and South Lake Drive of Downtown Lexington
Please come out to show your support for your local Veterans at the Lexington County's 19th Annual Veteran's Parade. This event will take place on Sunday, November 7th beginning at 3:00pm on East Main Street and South Lake Drive of Downtown Lexington. Rain date is Sunday, November 14th. We will be honoring Veteran Mr. Murray Price and Veteran Mr. Hugh Rogers.
- Town of Lexington
- American Legion Post 7
- VFW Post 8738
- Kirby Floats
- Thompson Rental
- Lexington County Veterans Affairs
For more information contact:
- Sharon Willis: 785-1454
- Veterans Affairs office: 785-8400
- Kirby Floats: 359-3134
- Thompson Rental: 736-7368
Knights of Columbus "Honoring Our Veterans" Event
November 7, 2021
Garden H of Greenlawn Memorial Park - 845 Leesburg Road, Columbia, SC 29209 (across the street from Thompson Funeral Home)
Honoring Our Veterans
An inaugural patriotic event hosted by Thompson Funeral Home and Greenlawn Memorial Park and sponsored by Knights of Columbus (KofC)
WHAT: U.S. Flag Placements at Veterans’ gravesites in Garden H of Greenlawn Memorial Park.
WHO: Thompson Funeral Home and Greenlawn Memorial Park Staff, KofC Assembly and Councils in northeast Columbia, volunteer patriots including youth ministries, scouts, Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps for service-hour credit, and all local patriotic citizens.
WHEN and WHERE: Sunday, November 7, 2021, 1:30 to 3:30 PM, Greenlawn Memorial Park, 845 Leesburg Road, Columbia, SC 29209 (across the street from Thompson Funeral Home). This event is in preparation for the Veterans’ Day ceremonies, parades, and other memorials that follow in the Midlands area on Wednesday, November 11, 2021.
WHY/PURPOSE: Honor interred veterans and their families who served in the eight United States uniformed services (U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Space Force, and the Commissioned Officer Corps of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the Public Health Service).
Please contact the Thompson Funeral Home office in Greenlawn with any questions at 803-219-8811.
16th Annual First Responders' Appreciation Cookout
October 28, 2021
Thompson Funeral Home - 845 Leesburg Rd Columbia, SC 29209
To show our appreciation, Thompson Funeral Homes would like to invite first responders' to our 16th Annual First Responders' Appreciation Cookout.
Lunch will be held on October 28th at 11:00am-2:00pm at Thompson Funeral Homes - 845 Leesburg Rd Columbia, SC 29209.
Please call Tonya Brazier at 803-219-8811 for pick up orders or further information.
First responders in attendance will be able to enter our paperless raffle to win some fabulous prizes!
2021 Business Lexpo
June 24, 2021
11 AM-2 PM
See the latest products and services from businesses and restaurants in and around one of South Carolina’s fastest growing counties at the Business Lexpo on Thursday, June 24 at River Bluff High School. This event is free and open to the public.
Advanced Planning Seminar
June 29, 2021
Our experts will show you how intentional planning today will protect your loved ones tomorrow. Join us for a complimentary boxed lunch and see how easy it is to take the first step.
Thompson Funeral Home at Greenlawn Memorial Park
845 Leesburg Road
Columbia, SC 29209
Please RSVP at (803) 573-2639
We will discuss:
- Cremation & Burials
- Traditional Funerals
- Veteran Benefits
- Payment Plans