You leave life insurance to a beneficiary. You may direct your beneficiary to use part or all of the proceeds from your life insurance policy to pay for your funeral and burial costs.
I believe life insurance was created originally to provide money to pay for burial and funeral costs.
Many people do not have the money to invest in a large life insurance policy, yet they want to protect their family from the expenses of their passing.
It is very common, and affordable, to buy a life insurance policy that is large enough to pay for a funeral, and leave a little behind for the family.
Learn about funeral insurance plans.