Brandon G. Thompson Funeral Home has been recognized as a leader in the funeral service industry, continuously striving to exceed the expectations of the families we serve. We have been granted several of the most prestigious awards in the industry.
Brandon G. Thompson Funeral Home was inducted into the National Funeral Director Association’s Hall of Excellence for its continued participation in the Pursuit of Excellence program. After thirteen years of dedication, Brandon G. Thompson Funeral Home was one of four funeral homes worldwide to receive the award in 2020.
For thirteen consecutive years, Brandon G. Thompson Funeral Home has been awarded the Pursuit of Excellence Award. We continue to exceed business standards set forth by the program and demonstrate proficiency in key areas of funeral service, such as compliance with state and federal regulations; providing ongoing education and professional development opportunities for staff; offering outstanding programs and resources to bereaved families; maintaining an active level of involvement within the community; participating and actively serving in the funeral service profession; and promoting funeral home services through a variety of marketing, advertising, and public relations programs.
American Funeral Director's 2012 Funeral Director of the Year
In 2012, Martha Thompson, owner of Brandon G. Thompson Funeral Home was named Funeral Director of the Year, the first female to ever receive the title. Martha stood out from dozens of other nominees by being an innovative, compassionate, and community-oriented individual. With a strong sense of determination and an urge to be ever-changing, she believes in honoring families' loved ones in a unique and personalized way.
In 2018, Brandon G. Thompson Funeral Home was selected as Ponchatoula Business of the Year. Criteria for nomination included exemplifying excellent customer service, offering community and professional outreach, and providing innovative products and services. It was a tremendous honor to be selected by the Board of Directors and represent the wonderful city of Ponchatoula.
Hammond Daily Star's Best of Tangipahoa 2017-2023
Since the inception of the Hammond Daily Star's Best of Tangipahoa reader's choice contest, Brandon G. Thompson Funeral Home has been selected as "Best Funeral Home." We appreciate the community's support and are honored to have gained the trust of the families we serve.
National Funeral Directors Association 2012 & 2013 Best of the Best
The NFDA Best of the Best is an extension of the Pursuit of Excellence Award. Only firms that exemplify superb practices, and actively participate in community organizations are eligible for the title. Each year, Brandon G. Thompson Funeral Home has been one of three funeral homes worldwide chosen as a Best of the Best recipient. This is considered to be the most prestigious award in the funeral service industry.
Louisiana Funeral Directors Association 2011, 2013 & 2014 Certificate of Excellence
The LFDA Certificate of Excellence Program was designed to expand the industry's accomplishments and recognize firms who demonstrate a commitment to raising the bar of funeral service excellence by providing outstanding service to families and communities. The staff at Brandon G. Thompson Funeral Home is honored to be recognized as an industry leader.