Vernon Wayne (Pop) Allen, 76, died Friday, April 24, 2015, at home. Funeral service will be held at 11:00 am on April 28, 2015, at Hepsabah Baptist Church with the Rev. Steve Dempsey and the Rev. Roland Brown officiating. Burial will follow in Hepsabah Cemetery. Visitation will be from April 27, 2015 from 5:00 – 7:00 pm with Dryden Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements. Survivors include wife, Linda Morris Allen, Heflin; daughter, Tammy Alred, Cedartown, GA; sons, Terry Allen (Geralyn), Heflin; Tim Allen (Dolores), Heflin; and Shannon Allen, Heflin; sister, Era Collins (Bill), Fayetteville, TN; brother, Rodney Allen (Kay), Anniston; nine grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren and many friends. Pallbearers will be grandsons Jeremy Allen, Joshua Allen, Matthew Allen, Jonathon Allen, Brandon Alred and Bradley Alred. Mr. Allen was a native and life long resident of Cleburne County. He was a carpenter and stone mason. Mr. Allen was a member of Hepsabah Baptist Church where he was the Director of Sunday School and in charge of Projects and Maintenance of the church for many years.