Radio and TV host, cigar institution CEO, and erstwhile Miss Black Texas Nicole Barrett has astatine the property of 46.
According to a report by the Dallas Morning News, Barrett died connected Aug. 10 aft suffering an aneurysm.
Barrett reported for Elite News successful Dallas and hosted “The Nicole Barrett Show” connected KLIF-AM (570), interviewing stars and icons similar actors Diahann Carroll, Larry Hagman, and Debbie Reynolds, the Dallas Morning News reported.
The Dallas Morning News reported that Barrett besides became the archetypal Black pistillate to ain a cigar company, Kinky Friedman Cigars.
Friedman, a vocalist and one-time Texas gubernatorial candidate, remained the look of the brand, portion Barrett worked to present a caller merchandise enactment arsenic CEO.
Barrett attended North Mesquite High School and received an acting assistance to the College of Santa Fe successful New Mexico, the Dallas Morning News reported.
She was named Miss Black Texas successful 2002, appeared connected episodes of the Style Network's Big Rich Texas from 2011 to 2012, and was named 1 of Modern Luxury magazine's Fresh Faces of Fashion successful 2013.
Barrett served connected the committee of the Dallas Theatre Guild and planned galore events, including a luncheon with Reynolds, a performance gala with the vocalist Shirley Jones, and Friedman’s Birthday Bash.
According to the Dallas Morning News, she is survived by her mother, Linda Barrett, arsenic good arsenic galore household members and friends.
A solemnisation of beingness took spot Aug. 21 astatine Greater Cornerstone Baptist Church successful Dallas, with interment astatine Restland Memorial Park.