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Samantha A. V. Cammer

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Samantha A.V. Cammer, 48 years old of Goose Creek, SC, passed away on August 20, 2016.

Visitation will be held Thursday, August 25, 2016 from 6- 8pm at Simplicity Lowcountry Cremation & Burial Services 7475 Peppermill Parkway North Charleston, SC 29418


In lieu of flowers memorial may be deposited at any Wells Fargo under the name, Samantha Cammer.


Samantha was born in Charleston, SC on December 27, 1967 a daughter of Asterio and Patsy Basobas.


Samantha is survived by twin daughters, Sara Bailey Cammer and Seline Brooklynn Cammer 18 years old, parents, Asterio and Patsy Basobas, 2  brothers, John R Cammer Jr and Asterio Basobas Jr. 3 sisters, Pamela Cammer, Suezanne Cammer Foot and Zenaida Basobas Anderson, and 21 nieces and nephews and 10 great nieces and nephews.


Samantha is preceded in death by grandparents,  Hugo and Zannie Nidoy.



Beatrice Barrio

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Beatrice Kew Barrio passed away quietly on August 15, 2016.  She was surrounded by her husband of 66 years, James A. Barrio, and daughters Deborah B. Belisle (Alex) and Donna Jean Barrio (Lynn West), all of Charleston, SC.

Beatrice leaves her brother James R. Kew (Jamie) of Henderson, NV., grandchildren Capt. Scott Brown of Haleiwa, HI, Jennifer Brown of Tampa, FL, Denise Kurtz of Canandaigua, NY and Lindsay Eppehimer of Charleston, SC.  She also leaves behind 5 great-granddaughters and many nieces, nephews, cousins and members of her extended family.

Beatrice was born in Lexington, MA on November 18, 1926 and moved with her family to Wellfleet, Cape Cod when she was 16 years old.  She graduated from the Army Nurse Corps in 1945, at the conclusion of World War II.  She met and married her life-long spouse, James, also of Wellfleet, in 1949.  Beatrice served as a Public Health nurse for the town of Wellfleet and the lower Cape region.  She was an active Girl Scout leader, providing a decade of service between 1955 and 1965.

Her first and foremost devotion was to her family.  However, she was quite active in the Order of the Eastern Star for over 50 years, serving locally for the Orleans, Massona and Sandwich chapters of the OES, and state-wide for the Massachusetts Grand Chapter of OES.  Beatrice was also an active participant in the Art Guild of Yarmouth, MA, enjoying her time painting and displaying her artwork.

Condolences may be sent to James Barrio at  and/or .  Donations or gifts may be sent to support the OES of Massachusetts and Lutheran Hospice ( of Mt. Pleasant, SC.

A Memorial Service will be announced at a later date.

Kenneth E. Hicks

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Kenneth E. Hicks, 81, of North Charleston, SC, passed away on August 10, 2016. A memorial service will be held Saturday, August 13th at 4:00 pm at Crowfield Baptist Church 100 Hunters Lane, Goose Creek, SC. He is survived by Jessie Hicks, his wife of 61 years, children Kimberly White (Stan), Ladora Waters (Dean), Lanai Hartman (Lyle), Quay Hicks (April), and Serena Sparks (John). He has 12 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.  In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Crowfield Baptist Church CEF Good News Club.