MRS. EI-BERTSTRONG EI-BERTSTRONG EI-BERTSTRONG Mrs. Mary E. Strong, 55, of 2144 North Taylor, died at Burge Protestant Hospital Hospital Wednesday night after a lingering illness. - Mrs. Strong, a Springfield resident resident for about a year, moved here from St. Louis, where she was employed by the Rawlings Manufacturing Company. Surviving are her husband, Elbert, Elbert, employed in St. Louis; a daughter, Mrs. Jane Strickland, 701 South - Fairway Terrace; three brothers, John R. Mark-ham. Mark-ham. Mark-ham. Louisville, Ky., Jasper W. Markham, St. Louis, and Dave R. Markham, Williamsville; and a half brother, Otto Smith, St. Louis. Gorman - Scharpf is in charge of arrangements.