§14-1-12. Sale of real estate under execution -- Execution of
deeds in certain cases.
When the officer and his deputy who acted in making the sale
shall both have died or removed out of the state before making
such deed, or fail or refuse to act, or if the term of the
officer within whose term such sale was made shall have expired,
the deed may be executed by any successor of such officer, or by
a commissioner appointed by the circuit court of the county for
that purpose, which deed shall have the same force and effect as
if made by the officer who made the sale.