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 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!

The State Newspaper's Best Funeral Home for the State's Best 2018!

Thank you for naming Thompson Funeral Homes The State Newspaper's Best Funeral Home for the State's Best 2018! It's our privilege and honor to serve you and your families. Thank you! 

Thompson Funeral Homes voted #1 in Columbia for 3rd year in a row

A big thank you to everyone who voted Thompson Funeral Homes​ as #1 in Columbia! This is the 3rd year in a row that Columbia Living Magazine​ readers have voted Thompson as Best Funeral Home in the Midlands.


Grief Support Group - Virtual and In Person

3rd Monday of each month
3-4:30 PM

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 –
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.

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
11:30 AM

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.

Community Room
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
  • Pre-arrangements