The Maryland Troopers Association regrets to inform you of the passing of Elizabeth M. Martin, wife of our member, Retired Major Rodney Martin. Please keep Rodney and his family in your thoughts and prayers.

Elizabeth M. Martin 84 years, Wife of Major Rodney Martin (retired), passed away Monday September 11, 2023, at Grand View Medical Medical Center Birmingham. Major Martin and Elizabeth recently celebrated their 66th anniversary, In addition to her husband, Rodney, she is survived by her Sister Mary Dillon, Milford, Delaware, brother Otto Downs, Westminster MD, daughter Elizabeth Webb, New Waverly, Texas, and son Michael Martin, Bel Air, MD; 5 grandchildren and 11 great grand children. She is predeceased in life by parents Elizabeth and Austin Downs brothers, Thomas, Michael, Patrick and Grandson Thomas Martin. Elizabeth and Rodney moved to Alabama upon Rodney’s, retirement of 34 years as a Maryland State Trooper. In addition to being a beautiful, loving wife and mother and grandmother, she was also an accomplished artist. Private memorial is planned at a later date.