Born in Emporia, Virginia and educated at Virginia Union University, Eunice Bundy received her Master of Arts from Columbia University in New York City. She came to Hanover County in 1930 as a combined elementary and high school teacher at the Hanover Training School. She was appointed principal in 1936, and remained principal when the school was renamed John M. Gandy School. Her steady leadership helped Ashland and Hanover’s African-American community through the difficult years of desegregation.
Her extensive community activities included service on the Board of Directors of the American Red Cross, V.P. of the Hanover Tuberculosis Association, President of the Hanover County Teachers’ Association as well as membership in the National Association of Secondary School Principals and the Hanover chapter of the NAACP. She died in 1969.