Wayne and Quinith Drake of Sandy Springs were married at Lakewood Heights Baptist Church by Rev. William "Bill" Rainwater on July 5, 1958. They met 52 years ago at Atlanta Division University of Georgia (now known as Georgia State University) through an IBM punch card in an IBM Punch Card Accounting class.
They have two sons, De Wayne Kennon Drake and Shaunnon Quinn Drake. Their son, Shaunnon, married Shannon Michelle Parker from Orlando, April 1, 2008.
Wayne is a retired partner from Ernst & Young, an international C. P. A. firm. He is on the MBA faculty staff of the J. Mack Robinson College of Business in the School of Accountancy at Georgia State University.
They were honored with a special dinner given by their sons, daughter-in-law, and her sister, Mildred "Millie" H. Hutcheson. In addition to this celebration, Wayne and Quinith plan to take a trip to retrace their honeymoon to the Grand Canyon and other points of interest in the great American west.