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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.

Columbia Walk Like MADD 2019

March 23, 2019
7 PM - 8:30 PM

The Columbia Walk Like MADD 2019 5k event will be held on March 23, 2019. We invite you to register to walk as a team captain or individual in our signature fundraising event. Your participation will help us raise both awareness and funds to end drunk driving and fight drugged driving. Together, we will create a future of No More Victims®.

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Grief Support Group

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

Join us at The Crossings at Columbia 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. 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.

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 Crossings at Columbia, 2300 Clemson Rd., Columbia, SC 29229


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