Melissa Ross Holmes and Louis Fletcher Goodmon both of Newport Beach, California were married September 14, 2013 at the Hall at Senate's End in Columbia, South Carolina. Dr. Bradley D. Smith of Eastminster Presbyterian Church officiated at the 6:00 p.m. ceremony. A reception immediately followed.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ross McPherson Holmes, Jr. of Columbia. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Ross McPherson Holmes, Sr., and the late Mr. and Mrs. Mitchell Robinson Price all of Spartanburg, South Carolina. She is a graduate of Limestone College, a licensed drug and alcohol counselor, and is the owner and operator of Casa Capri Recovery in Costa Mesa, California.
The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Hayes Goodmon lll of Raleigh, North Carolina. He is the grandson of Mrs. Arthur Rogers Summerlin, Jr. and the late Dr. Arthur Rogers Summerlin, Jr., and the late Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Hayes Goodmon, Jr. all of Raleigh. He graduated from Dominican University of California in San Rafael and is currently a consultant in private healthcare.
The matron of honor was Elizabeth Holmes Broadfoot, sister of the bride. The junior bridesmaid was Kathryn Ross Broadfoot, niece of the bride. The flower girls were Amelia Price Broadfoot, niece of the bride, and Laura Evelyn Goodmon, daughter of the groom.
Mr. Raymond Hayes Goodmon lll, father of the groom, served as best man. The ushers were Mr. Robert Lynn Broadfoot, Mr. William Sherard Chapman lll, Mr. John Milton Beale Cheshire, Mr. Collin Patrick Cook, and Mr. David Roscoe Stroud lll.
After a honeymoon in Mexico the couple now resides in Newport beach, California.