Edward Joseph Areia, 92, of Quitman, TX passed away on Friday, March 25, 2016 in Quitman, TX. He was born on Sunday, January 13, 1924 to the late Joe and Amelia Azevedo Areia. Mr. Areia honorably served in the US Army during World War II. Edward was predeceased by his wife Ethel Areia and two sons. He is survived by a son, Michael Areia and wife Lynda of CA; two daughters, Marlene Horn of Quitman, TX and Rene Romero and husband Lance of CA; six grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. Visitation is scheduled for Monday, March 28, 2016 from 9:00 am to 10:00 am at Beaty Funeral Home, Mineola, TX. Funeral Service is scheduled for 10:00 am, Monday, March 28, 2016 at Beaty Funeral Home, Mineola with Rev. Ken Otwell and Sam Mercer officiating. Interment will follow at Roselawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Mineola, TX. Family has requested in lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the First Assembly of God Church, 909 E Goode St, Quitman, TX 75783.