The story "The Luckiest Time of All" has Elzie and Tee as the major characters within which the plot revolves around. Elzie, Tee's great grandmother, narrates the luckiest moment that would have turned otherwise in her life, leading to her meeting her husband, Amos Pickens. Minor characters within the story had an integral role in shaping the main characters by contributing to the plot. Ovella plays a critical part in bringing Amos's personality after throwing her favorite stone at a showground allowing the author to paint Amos as a kind man. Elzie finds Amos as a kind man after picking up and cradling the dog at the show.