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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.



Walk Like MADD (Kick-Off)

March 21, 2019
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

We invite you to join our Walk like MADD Kick-Off event. Skip registration the day of the Walk Like MADD 5k (Saturday March 23rd) by joining us at our pre-walk event, held on March 21, 2019 at 5:30pm. For those who have yet to register, MADD staff will be available to help sign up, and teams can pick up Walk shirts early.

Swing by and enjoy a sandwich, meet with the MADD team, and possibly win a door prize (prizes will be drawn at 6:30 p.m.).

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®.

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®.

Head to www.walklikemadd.org/columbia for more information!

Peace of Mind Seminar

March 26, 2019
12 PM

We invite you to learn how planning for your final wishes may shield your family from unnecessary emotional and financial burden.

Join us for a light meal and learn more about pre-arrangements, veteran benefits, cremation, burials and more.

Please RSVP at (803) 573-2639, as space is limited.

59th Annual Easter Sunrise Service

April 21, 2019
7 AM

Located in the center of Greenlawn Memorial Park, 845 Leesburg Rd., Columbia, SC 29209.
Alternate location (in case of rain): Chapel at Thompson Funeral Home (across the street).

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

 Dates:

  • Monday, March 18

  • Monday, April 15

  • Monday, May 20

  • Monday, June 17