Duane Dorsey - This character is a former neighbor of the main character's family who is in trouble with the law.
Frank - This character is the main character's oldest brother, described as being very big.
Harry - This character is handsome, muscular, and drinks excessively.
Jerry - This character is the middle child in the main character's family who is eight-years-old when he first appears.
Jimmy - This character is a young soldier.
Uncle Joe - This character appears during the third summer with his wife.
Lenore - This character is pretty in the first summer, but described as being a loud-mouthed drunkard by the third summer.
Aunt Lucy - This character appears during the third summer with her husband, and has false teeth.
Sissie - This character is the narrator of the story who details events from four summers of her life.
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