The Grapes of Wrath

Why is the Joad family at first apprehensive about burying Grampa without informing the authorities?

Chapter 13

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Suddenly Grampa starts twitching and slumps. He dies. The Joads face a choice: they can pay fifty dollars for a proper burial for him or have him buried a pauper. They decide to bury Grampa themselves and leave a note so that people don't assume he was murdered