Cover photo for Emma (Hardin)  Carroll's Obituary
Emma (Hardin)  Carroll Profile Photo
1932 Emma 2016

Emma (Hardin) Carroll

March 31, 1932 — March 29, 2016

Emma Carroll age 83 of Defiance, died Tuesday, March 29, 2016 at her residence.

Her Legacy… She was born March 31, 1932 to Crawford and Vernie (Dotson) Hardin in Kentucky.  She had married Emory Hagerman and he is deceased.  She then married Delbert Carroll on July 30, 1988.  He passed away July 6, 2006.  She had worked for 25 years as a housekeeper for Defiance Hospital.  Family was what Emma lived for and she dearly loved her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Her Family… She is survived by her children, Emmett (Kathy) Hagerman of Hamler, Sue Frost of Ft. Wayne, IN, Lynn Miles of Defiance, Rocky Hagerman of Richlands, VA, David (Janice) Hagerman of Defiance, Jeff (Tammy) Hagerman of New Bavaria, Elizabeth Keller of Defiance, William Hagerman of Defiance, Ruth (Denny) Strayer of Defiance, Jane Foster of Archbold and Joe (Lisa) Hagerman of Ft. Wayne, IN; 28 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and a sister, Darlene (Danny) Elswick of Big Rock, VA.  She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Gene Hagerman; a daughter-in-law, Leisha Hagerman; 2 brothers, James Hardin and Hassel Hardin and a sister, Christine Akers.

Her Farewell Services… Friends and family are invited to Zachrich Funeral Home on Friday, April 1, 2016 at 11:00 am for the funeral service with Rev. Isaac Shelton, Sr. officiating.  Burial will follow in Marion Township Cemetery, Hamler.  Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m., Thursday at the funeral home as well as one hour prior to the service Friday.  Memorial contributions made to the Alzheimer’s Association.  Please visit to leave online condolences.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Emma (Hardin) Carroll, please visit our flower store.


Visits: 8

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree