About Page "ALABAMA"
Alvin "Alabama" Lovett is not only a successful business man he is a true believer in the Lord Jesus Christ. On a personal note, Alabama is married to Joyce Ross-Lovett, a retired 33-year veteran of the LAPD. Their relationship has spanned a total of 22 years. He has six children, many grandchildren and a 1-year old great-granddaughter. Throughout his life, he has been very blessed and has been among
Accepting Christ at an early age, Alabama’s mission is to be part of the solution to any problem that he feels destined to tackle. At age twelve, he walked across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma and had the honor of meeting Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in person. During Alabama’s days as a TV host at WALA-TV 10 (an NBC affiliate) and a radio host at WBLX and WGOK, all out of Mobile, Alabama, he became one of the early pioneers of the Martin Luther King Day campaign for a national holiday. There have been many moments like that in Alabama’s illustrious life.
Alvin “Alabama” Lovett worships with Pastor Sherman Gordon at Family of Faith Christian Center in Long Beach. He is humbled by the way God has shown favor in his life and allowed him to be of service. Alabama is not a wealthy man, by any means --- however, his heart, and his willingness to sacrifice, makes him a man whose riches are beyond calculation
The City of Compton has been a huge beneficiary of Alabama’s generous nature over the years. He is a member of the Compton Historical Commission and the Compton Business Chamber of Commerce. He contributed to the success of a gospel concert, Thanksgiving turkey giveaway, and toy drive for Christmas, and has personally given thousands of dollars to the city of Compton ($100.00 for each car sold), who used the money to create a Youth Fund.