Lovvorn and his brother James started the business in 1946 after both served in World War II. At the time of its closing in 2007, it had been the longest running business in Center Point. Lovvorn was a long-standing member of First Baptist Church of Center Point.
- Martin, Wayne. (July 4, 2007). "Center Point's oldest business hanging it up for the last time." The Birmingham News
- "Brooksie Lovvorn" obituary. (September 17, 2008) Birmingham News