Agnes Eaves entered into eternal life on October 20, 2010. She was born in Disputanta, Va., to John and Marie Bulan, who were both born in Czechoslovakia and came to America in 1907 and 1909 for a better life. Agnes was one of 13 children. She grew up in Virginia and New York, and moved to Los Angeles, Calif., with two sisters, at the age of 19. Always the adventurer, they left their East Coast family cross country by bus, in search of the Pacific Ocean.
Agnes met her husband, Lester, married, and raised four children. Always driven, she completed her high school diploma at the age of 47. She worked as a teacher's aide through her career and into retirement.
Preceding her in death a son, Leslie Bright. She is survived by three children, Judy Zippi and John Bright, both of Sams Valley, Ore., and Gary Bright, of Lake Forest, Calif.; 11 grandchildren; and ten great-grandchildren.
A celebration of life will be held at 10:30 a.m., on Tuesday, October 26, 2010, at Community of Christ Church, 10663 Meadows Road, White City, Ore. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her honor to The Billy Graham Christian Broadcast Network, or Medford Gospel Mission.
Arrangements by Rogue Valley Funeral Alternatives, 541-770-6505.