Jacksonville Marine surprises mother in heartwarming video

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A Jacksonville mother got the surprise of a lifetime when her son, a U.S. Marine returned from his deployment to Japan.

Francesca Jemmott shared the heartwarming video with News4Jax (above) showing Rekita Lee arriving with a package, only to be greeted by her son, Tre'Vaughn, in the kitchen.

Jemmott said Tre'Vaughn had been stationed in Japan for over a year and family had made plans to go see him, though the plans fell through. 

Working with his uncle and Jemmott, Tre'Vaughn arranged the surprise. He told his mother he was going to South Korea for special training, but instead showed up in Jacksonville to surprise her.