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News: 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! 

News: 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.


Veterans Memorial Benefits Seminar

May 28, 2019
12 PM - 2 PM

Did you know your status as a U.S. Armed Forces veteran qualifies you for special funeral benefits?

Honor your service while protecting your loved ones from unnecessary financial and emotional burden. Join us for this important informational seminar and free meal. Spouses and loved ones are welcome.

Please call and RSVP at 803-573-2639, as space is limited.

Grief Support Group

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

Join us at The Harmony Collection at Columbia (formerly The Crossings) for a monthly Grief Support Group. Co-facilitated by local grief counselor Mary Beth Lamey and Anne Abel, group meetings are designed to help take you from hurting to healing.

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 Masters Degree in Social Work and has provided counseling and support services to grieving families in the Columbia area for over 19 years.

Anne Abel, B.A. Newbury College, CRCFA. She facilitated caregiver support groups for 19 years and has also led workshops and classes for South Carolina activity professionals, Lieutenant Governor's Office on Aging, 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 is currently at Lighthouse Hospice in Public Relations.

RSVP's are appreciated but not required: (803) 995-0068
The Harmony Collection at Columbia (formerly The Crossings), 2300 Clemson Rd., Columbia, SC 29229


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