Last updated 2/26/2009 at Noon
As a former student of the time, I have been given the honor of requesting any and all information about Fred and Winifred Stone (who we all knew as “Stony and Minnie Pearl”) in the 1940s, to be included in a book about them.
Winifred came to Fallbrook to teach the sixth grade in 1944 while her husband served in the Marine Corps. Upon his return he was named the coach of our high school football team and she joined him into the faculty of FUHS.
While coaching, he seemed to work magic on the students and they went on to earn the CIF Championship in 1947-1948. Many of the members of the...