Sallie Bailey Schneider

Schneider, Sallie B.

Heaven gained a Fabulous Lady as Sallie B. Schneider, age 74, of Chadds Ford, PA passed away with her loved ones by her side on December 30, 2021. She was born and raised in Wilmington, DE. Sallie was the daughter of the late Franklin and Norma Bailey. She graduated from Mt. Pleasant HS in 1965. In 1979 she received her CDL, being amongst one of the first women truck drivers. In 2009, Sallie assumed the operations of the family business as President of Schneider Trailer & Container Rental after the death of her husband. She loved family gatherings, swooned for George Strait, enjoyed cooking, you never left her house hungry. Sallie was always up for a shopping trip, and Lobster was her favorite. She never missed her weekly hair appointment to hang with the girls. Sallie was a member of the American Paint Horse Assoc. She cherished her Horse Show Family where she was known as Grandmama to all. She held dear her time with the Groves family attending roping competitions. She treated her horse George to powdered sugar donuts often. She is preceded in death by husband, Joachim W. Schneider. Sallie is survived by her children, Sallie Ann Conner and Tony Conner; her grandchildren: Caylee (Austin) Sarver and John Conner; great granddaughter, Clara Mae. She is also survived by her bonus family whom she cared for deeply; Monika(Gary), Karl (Kathleen), Susan (Charles), Jody (Kevin) and Heidi (Brian) as well as 10 bonus grandchildren, and her siblings, Franklin (Lee) Bailey and Samuel (Jan) Bailey. A Celebration of Life will be held at the McCrery & Harra Funeral Homes, 3710 Kirkwood Hwy, Wilmington on Sunday, January 9th, visitation will begin at 2PM followed by a service at 3PM. Burial will be held privately. Masks are required. Sallie loved flowers, but in lieu of flowers, please make a contribution to your favorite charity. For online condolences visit: