§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.