Maurice Hugh Mock "Reese" Wertz

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  • "I am so sorry for your loss. I went to school with Maurice..."
    - Dirothy Powell (Bell)
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Maurice "Reese" Hugh Mock Wertz, 54, went to be with our Lord Wednesday, November 7, 2018 surrounded by his family.
He graduated from Forrest Sherman High School in Naples, Italy. He was a US Marine Corps Veteran of Desert Storm and attained the rank of Staff Sergeant. He was also a Drill Instructor at Paris Island, South Carolina from '94-'99. Reese was a lifetime member of Burleson Masonic A.F.A.M. Lodge #649 in Burleson, TX.
He is survived by his wife Jullie Wertz of Havelock, NC, his parents, Jerry & Delores Wertz of Havelock, his son Jerry R.M. Wertz of Havelock and his two daughters, Lorri Smith (Chris) of Fort Barnwell, NC, and Jennifer Lee (Kevin) of Jacksonville, NC. His sisters, Becky Escher of GA & Tabby Wertz of FL, and his grandson, Joshua M. Wertz.
Service will be 1 pm Saturday, November 10 at Sherwood Forest FWB Church, in New Bern.
Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Cotten Funeral Home and Crematory.

Published in Sun Journal from Nov. 9 to Nov. 10, 2018
Arrangements under the direction of:
Cotten Funeral Home
2201 Neuse Blvd | New Bern, NC 28560 | (252) 637-3181
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