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Highland Cemetery

Durant, Bryan County, Oklahoma

© Brown's Funeral Service
Submitted by: Terry Dudley

Sue Royce Mahanay Burke


August 20, 1933 ~ Februaary 5, 2022

Sue Royce Burke, age 88 of Durant, Oklahoma passed away on February 6, 2022. She was born on August 20, 1933, in Marietta, Oklahoma to Floyd and Mary Mahanay. In 1947 she moved with her family to Bryan County. She graduated from Durant High School and Southeastern Oklahoma State University with her bachelor’s degree in English. She married the love of her life Glen Burke in 1992 and was a dedicated homemaker to her family. She was a lifelong member of the First United Methodist Church in Durant and a member and past president of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority.

Sue is preceded in death by her parents Floyd and Mary Mahanay.

Loved ones left behind to cherish her memory are her husband Glen Burke of the home; daughter Cindy Carpenter Newell and husband Mike of Buena Vista, Colorado; son Don Carpenter Jr. and wife Elizabeth of Ada, OK; 5 grandchildren and numerous extended family and friends.

Graveside services will be held at 2:00 PM Thursday, February 10, 2022, at Highland Cemetery. Rev. John Breon will officiate. Condolences may be sent to the family at

Arrangements are under the direction of Brown’s Durant Funeral and Cremation Service.

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