News & Events

News: 



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


A big thank you to everyone who voted Thompson Funeral Homes as Columbia Living Magazine's Best Funeral Home of 2021. This is our 6th year in a row! 

Lexington Life's Best Funeral Home for 2021!


Thank you for naming Thompson Funeral Homes as Lexington Life's Best Funeral Home for 2021! It's our privilege and honor to serve you and your families. Thank you! 

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!

Events:



Annual Holiday Remembrance Service at Lexington Chapel

Tuesday, December 13, 2022, at 7:00 PM
Thompson Funeral Homes Lexington Chapel - 4720 Augusta Road, Lexington, SC 29073

Thompson Funeral Home cordially invites you to our Annual Holiday Remembrance Service on Tuesday, December 13, 2022, at 7:00 PM at Lexington Chapel (4720 Augusta Road, Lexington, SC 29073).

If you would like to have your loved one’s photo included in our Picture Memorial, email a photo to robin.ridgell@thompsonsfuneral.com by December 6. For those unable to attend, the service will be available for viewing via live stream at https://client.tribucast.com/tcid/5697113594.

There will be a catered reception immediately following the Remembrance Service. Please RSVP to (803) 996-1023 by Thursday, December 6 with the number of guests that will be attending.

Annual Holiday Remembrance Service at Greenlawn Chapel

Thursday, December 8, 2022, at 7:00 PM
Thompson Funeral Homes Greenlawn Chapel - 845 Leesburg Road, Columbia, SC 29209

Thompson Funeral Home cordially invites you to our Annual Holiday Remembrance Service on Thursday, December 8, 2022, at 7:00pm at Greenlawn Chapel (845 Leesburg Road, Columbia, SC 29209).

If you would like to have your loved one's photo included in our Picture Memorial, please email a photo to marybeth.lamey@thompsonsfuneral.com by December 1st. For those unable to attend, the service will be available for viewing via live stream at https://client.tribucast.com/tcid/756213050

There will be a catered reception immediately following the Remembrance Service. Please RSVP to (803) 219-8811 by Thursday, December 1st with the number of guests that will be attending.

Pineview Ruritan Movie Night: SGT. Stubby: An American Hero

Veterans' Day - Friday, November 11, 2022 at 6pm-9pm (movie starts at 7pm)
Mt. Hebron UMC - 3050 Leaphart Road, West Columbia, 29169

In honor of Veteran's Day, we joined our local partners to sponsor this movie night. Admission is free and there will be free hot dogs and refreshments while supplies last. The movie starts at 7 PM.

This event is sponsored by:

  • FunFlicks of the Midlands
  • Mt. Hebron UMC
  • All American Heating & Air
  • Amsoil-Jean Skipper
  • The Backyard Cafe - Mama Henry's
  • Palmetto Outdoor Center
  • Thompson Funeral Homes

17th Annual First Responders' Appreciation Cookout

Friday, October 28, 2022 at 11am-2pm

Thompson Funeral Home at Greenlawn Memorial Park

SAVE THE DATE: If you or someone you know is a first responder, please come to our 17th Annual First Responders' Appreciation Cookout being held on October 28th at 11am-2pm at the Thompson Funeral Home at Greenlawn Memorial Park at 845 Leesburg Rd, Columbia, SC. We would love to show our appreciation and support for you.

Complimentary USA Flags in Honor of Memorial Day

Saturday, May 28 & Sunday, May 29, 2022

Greenlawn Memorial Park


Greenlawn Memorial Park will be giving out complimentary USA flags in honor of Memorial Day on Saturday, May 28 and Sunday, May 29th, from 10AM to 2PM. Join us to honor the heroes of our country. 



2022 Columbia Walk like MADD

April 30, 2022

Registration: 4:30PM and Event: 5:30PM

SC Criminal Justice Academy - 5400 Broad River Road Columbia, SC

On Saturday, April 30th, Walk Like MADD will be hosting the 2022 Columbia Walk like MADD event. The 2022 Columbia Walk like MADD event is MADD's signature fundraising event to help raise both awareness and funds to eliminate drunk and drugged driving. In addition to being sponsors, Thompson Funeral Home has put a team together and would like to invite members of the community to join our team or start their own! So, if you would like to join our team, donate, or learn more about this amazing event, please visit: https://www.walklikemadd.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=donordrive.team&teamID=18592






62nd Annual Easter Sunrise Service

April 17th at 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM EST
In the center of Greenlawn Memorial Park, 845 Leesburg Rd, Columbia, SC 29209-2127
Alternate location (in case of rain): Greenlawn Memorial Park Mausoleum Chapel

Please join us for our 62nd Annual Easter Sunrise Service, provided in partnership with:
Asbury Memorial United Methodist Church
Friendship Baptist Church
Greenlawn Baptist Church
Lower Richland Ruritan Club
Mill Creek United Methodist Church
The Source Church
Trinity Church


FREE Pre-planning Zoom Call

March 15th at 2:00 PM EST

ZOOM

Please join us for a FREE Pre-planning Web seminar on March 15th at 2:00 PM EST.
Reserve your spot today by clicking the following link: https://bit.ly/35uBNOl

Advance Planning Seminar

March 9, 2022 at 4:30PM

845 Leesburg Road, Columbia, SC 29209

You're invited to an Advance Planning Seminar on Wednesday, March 9 at 4:30pm at Thompson Funeral Home!

Our experts will show you how intentional planning today will protect your loved ones tomorrow. Join us for complimentary light snacks and see how easy it is to take the first step.

We will discuss:
- Cremations & Burials
- Traditional Funerals
- Celebration of Life Service
- Memorial Service
- Veteran Benefits
- Payment Plans
- Pre-arrangements

***Please RSVP at (803) 573-2639***

Advance Planning Seminar

January 31, 2022 at 3:00PM

845 Leesburg Road, Columbia, SC 29209

You're invited to an Advance Planning Seminar on Monday, January 31 at 3:00pm at Thompson Funeral Home!

Our experts will show you how intentional planning today will protect your loved ones tomorrow. Join us for complimentary light refreshments and beverages and see how easy it is to take the first step.

We will discuss:
- Cremation & Burials
- Traditional Funerals
- Veteran Benefits
- Payment Plans
- Pre-arrangements

***Please RSVP at (803) 573-2639***