Cecil and Karen Drake held an anniversary celebration.
They are born again Christians that are members of New Covenant Baptist Church.
Cecil and Karen have three children,
- Son, Jeffery T. Muckle, is a graduate of Chattanooga School for the Arts & Sciences and now a Chief Petty Officer in the Navy.
- Daughter, Jasmine C. Johnson, is a graduate of Chattanooga School for the Arts & Sciences and a Bachelors degree from University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.
Jasmine is a Hamilton County School English teacher. She is a graduate of Chattanooga College where she became a certified nail technician after taking the state board. Jasmine has a business called Get JAZZed Up with Jasmine, you can follow her on Facebook and Instagram.
- Daughter, CeNia A. Drake, is currently a student of Chattanooga School for the Arts & Sciences where she plays tennis, volleyball and throws the discus and shot put. And she loves to sing. CeNia made it to the county in the discus and shot put this year.
Cecil and Karen have a local business that is called Blue Boys Barbershop & Beauty Salon. They have been in business for 27 years. Their business is located at 734 MLK Blvd. Cecil has been a licensed master barber for 28 years. Karen has been a licensed designer stylist for 28 years.
They also have a business Drake Construction that was established in 1996 by Cecil's father the late Curtis Drake Sr. Cecil has kept the business going. Drake Construction specializes in building new homes/renovating/roofing/excavating. Cecil's father-in-law has a business Muckle Construction that has been in business for 55 years and he specializes in brick and block and they partner their businesses.
Cecil and Karen are thankful to be blessed with wonderful children and their surviving parents that have loved and given them wisdom - Sylvia Drake, and John Muckle III. They are sad that their deceased parents are no longer here with them but thank them for their love and wisdom also - Karen's mother Geneva A. Muckle, and Cecil's dad Curtis Drake Sr.