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Rebecca Carnow Jones, 57, of Great Barrington

In the early 1990’s Mrs. Jones opened the first sole law practice by a woman in Jacksonville, Il.  She devoted countless hours to helping indigent people, women and children.  

Great Barrington — Rebecca Ann Carnow Jones, 57, of Maple Ave., in Great Barrington passed away Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at her home.

Born in Chicago, Il., on February 9, 1962, she was the daughter of Bertram and Virginia Carnow. She attended local schools and went on to earn her law degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign.

In the early 1990’s Mrs. Jones opened the first sole law practice by a woman in Jacksonville, Il. She devoted countless hours to helping indigent people, women and children.

Rebecca will be remembered as a loving person. She was a phenomenal seamstress, excellent chef and gardener.

She is survived by her husband of nearly 30 years, Royce P. Jones, whom she married on November 18, 1989. She also leaves two sisters, Tina Lisa Carnow of Los Angeles, Calif., and Kalinka Rose Carnow of Newport Beach, Calif.

Donations in her memory may be made to the Rebecca C. Jones Memorial Fund through Finnerty & Stevens Funeral Home, 426 Main St., Great Barrington, MA 01230.  To send remembrances to her family please go to www.finnertyandstevens.com .

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Teresa Mae Kosberg, 89, formerly of Great Barrington

A memorial celebration will be announced at a later date.

Michael Filmus of Great Barrington

Services will take place at the Elmwood Cemetery in Great Barrington.

Andrew Russell Humes, 66, formerly of Great Barrington

A memorial will be held on Saturday, September 7, at the John P. Humes Japanese Stroll Garden and the Tavern House at the Humes Preserve headquarters in Mill Neck, N.Y., Andrew's childhood home.

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