1930 - 2013

As Joan Mary Godwin, she was born at Sudbury, Suffolk in 1930, daughter of Frederick Godwin (25 July 1902-5 August 1980), a garage manager, and his wife Hilda E. née Cutmore (8 April 1903-1955), who married at Sudbury in 1929. Joan married at Sudbury in 1960, Henry Alfred Coules (28 March 1930-2005) and painted under the name of J. Coules. A member and exhibitor at the Beccles Society of Artists 1977-1990, from Cherry Tree Farm, Ilketshall St Lawrence, Beccles, Suffolk. Joan Mary Coules died on 23 August 2013, their son Jonathan A. Coules, who was born at Bedford in 1962, is an artist in wood.