Uncle Billy Varner

Display Name: 
Uncle Billy Varner
Sort Name: 
Varner, Uncle Billy
AKA: 
Will Varner
Race: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Class: 
Middle Class
Rank: 
Secondary
Vitality: 
Alive
Occupation: 
Professional
Specific Job: 
Veterinarian
Real?: 
No
Biography: 

In the Yoknapatawpha stories as a group, Uncle Billy Varner appears as the biggest land and business owner in Frenchman's Bend. In this story, he appears as a veterinarian who is summoned, along with his "horse-doctoring grip," or bag, to set Henry Armstid's broken leg (177). He is also Flem Snopes father-in-law: when he finds out that Eula, his daughter, is pregnant, he arranges for Flem and Eula to marry.

Individual or Group: 
Individual
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