He claims to have contracted chronic diarrhea in March 1863 while in the line of service. An examining physician noted that "his system and condition much debilitated can work but little without great fatigue."
Sometime between April 1868 and 1870, Jones and family left Hamilton County, Tennessee for Driggs, Logan County, Arkansas. Conway Jones died in Arkansas in 1870. The pension application notes that it was barred on 23 April 1877.