Vernon Nelson Allen, Sr.

Vernon Nelson Allen, Sr., 81, of 915 Seventh Street, Altavista died Tuesday, March 23, 2021.

He was born September 19, 1939, a son of the late Charles Grayson Allen and Mary Hall Allen. He was a member of Altavista Presbyterian Church and a retired employee of Yeatts Transfer.

He is survived by one son, Vernon Nelson Allen, Jr. and his fiancé Kathleen Brumfield of Altavista; one sister, Rebecca Allen of Altavista; and special friends, Darrell Hancock, Jason Hailey, and Kathy Witt.

He was preceded in death by four sisters, Betty Jane Allen, Janie Jenkins, Rachel Miller and Ruth Farthing; and six brothers, Sydney, James, Raymond, Rueben, Jimmy and Paul Allen.

A memorial service will be conducted at 11:00 a.m., Friday, April 2, 2021 at Finch & Finch Chapel, Altavista by the Rev. Ed Soto.

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