Millicent Battle, of St. Petersburg, is thankful for the Suncoast Hospice care for her parents when they were ill with lung cancer. James Battle, a World War II-era Army veteran, and Jeannetta Battle were originally from South Carolina and Georgia, respectively. They moved to Florida sometime around the 70s, raised a family and retired after longtime careers at Bay Pines VA Healthcare System. When their health worsened, their doctors referred them to Suncoast Hospice.

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