1927 - 2015

As Mary Josephine Cook, she married at Bristol, Gloucestershire in 1949, William Norman Batten (8 February 1922-17 September 2014), and painted under the name of Mary Batten. A member and exhibitor at the Beccles Society of Artists 1977-1990 from The Homelands, Common Road, Beccles, Suffolk. Mary Josephine Batten died on 21 November 2015.