Warren "Pete" Chappell stands in front of the twisted metal that remained of his cotton gin in 2005 in this file photo. The mill was destroyed by arson in 2004. Chappell died late Thursday at age 75, almost three years to the day afterº the fire.
Warren "Pete" Chappell stands in front of the twisted metal that remained of his cotton gin in 2005 in this file photo. The mill was destroyed by arson in 2004. Chappell died late Thursday at age 75, almost three years to the day afterº the fire.
Warren "Pete" Chappell stands in front of the twisted metal that remained of his cotton gin in 2005 in this file photo. The mill was destroyed by arson in 2004. Chappell died late Thursday at age 75, almost three years to the day afterº the fire.

Area's last cotton gin owner dies at age 75

July 14, 2007 12:05 AM

UPDATED July 14, 2007 12:10 AM

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