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BUEL PRESTON LESTER SR., 83, of Verner, W.Va., died June 2. Gathering of friends will be 6 p.m. June 5, Christian Freewill Baptist Church; funeral will be noon June 6 at the church. Burial in Skyline Cemetery, Justice, W.Va. Mounts Funeral Home, Gilbert, W.Va., is in charge of arrangements.