She retired from acting in 2005, and then spending the last years of her life living in an antique farmhouse in Pennsylvania. Hagins reportedly had three homes which consisted of a summer and fall house in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, as well as two homes in Rancho Palos Verdes, California and a beach house in her hometown of Charlotte, North Carolina. She is buried at Green Hills Memorial Park in Rancho Palos Verdes, California .
Amen is an American sitcom produced by Carson Productions that aired on NBC from September 27, 1986 to May 11, 1991. Set in Sherman Hemsley 's real-life hometown of Philadelphia , Amen stars Hemsley as the deacon of a church and was part of a wave of successful sitcoms on NBC in the 1980s which featured predominantly black casts – others included The Cosby Show , A Different World , Family Matters , and 227 . 
Some of his television credits include "Deadly Pursuits," "Grass Roots," "The Bride in Black," "Quiet Victory: The Charlie Wedemeyer Story," "Doing Life" and "When Hell Freezes Over, I'll Skate." Plus, guest appearances on "The Equalizer," "227," Tales From the Crypt," "Dream On" and "The Electric Company."