E. Nicole Johnson is a born and bred Texan who has lived in several other states, notably North Carolina, where she raised her two children. Nicole returned to Houston in 2012, where through a series of chance encounters and personal losses, became enthralled with both the scientific and human aspects of the funeral service profession. Shortly thereafter she enrolled in Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service; where she graduated with honor and obtained both her funeral director’s and embalming licenses. Today, she is general manager of Darst Funeral Home. She is a detail-oriented administrator overseeing the staff’s day to day operations and caring for families. In her leisure time she enjoys gardening, beach combing, water sports and spending time with her family.